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Balance Update: Do you know the laws on serving drunks?

Posted 23/09/16

Regional:

Northumberland takeaways caught selling alcohol to teens
Takeaways across Northumberland have been caught selling alcohol to underage drinkers.   Click here to read more...

National:
Do you know the laws on serving drunks?
The laws around serving drunks have been highlighted in a poster campaign launched by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).
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Three quarters think drink-drive alcohol limit should be lowered, says poll
Three quarters of people think that the amount of alcohol drivers are allowed to drink should be reduced, an official new poll has found. Click here to read more...

Hangover-free alcohol could be key to mental health
A synthetic “hangover-free” alcohol product could have “seismic effects on public health”, a report from the Adam Smith Institute has claimed – but warns it is being blocked by government regulations.  Click here to read more...

If you want to cut down on alcohol try this top tip for drinking less
Here’s a top tip for drinkers who would like to cut down – use a smaller glass! This simple advice is backed by health experts who are desperate to reduce the amount we drink.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol drinkers in Wales cause harm to 60% of people
Public Health Wales' (PHW) report said 60% of those surveyed had suffered due to someone else who had been drinking.  Click here to read more...

EU says court action 'could have bearing' on alcohol bill
The European Health Commissioner has said it has no objection to the Irish Government's controversial new alcohol bill, but that court action elsewhere could have a bearing on whether or not the new law is legal under European law.  Click here to read more...

Licensing laws revision strikes right balance
A proposed revision of Northern Ireland's licensing laws strikes a balance between the needs of the hospitality industry and society's concerns about excessive alcohol use, a Stormont minister has insisted.  Click here to read more...




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