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Balance Update: Minimum alcohol pricing will help save lives

Posted 10/06/16

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Health warnings on alcohol products facing EU opposition
The Government is facing strong opposition from several European Union countries over its plans to introduce detailed health warnings on alcohol products.   Click here to read more...

The shocking video that shows why you should NEVER drink on an empty stomach
Who hasn’t enjoyed a few drinks after work without eating? It’s common mistake many of us have made but it can lead to a very drunken night and an excruciating hangover the next day.   Click here to read more...

Alcohol treatment drug nalmefene 'not effective'
A drug to treat alcohol problems was licensed for use in the UK despite insufficient evidence it was effective, researchers in Scotland have found.  Click here to read more...

Fresh legal hearing over alcohol minimum pricing
Judges are to hear fresh legal arguments about the Scottish government's plans to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol.   Click here to read more...

Young Brits Getting Drunk Abroad Need To Be Warned About The Dangers Of Excessive Alcohol Says Alcohol Reduction Expert
Young Brits going abroad are ignoring the dangers that getting drunk can cause. More Brits are now heading abroad and taking part in excessive drinking, which could result in serious injury or death through accidents, fights, and also results in STD’s through having sex with strangers with no protection.  Click here to read more...

Minimum alcohol pricing will help save lives
The cost of drink has to rise to stop increasing numbers of Scots dying from alcohol, Scottish ministers argued yesterday during the latest clash over plans for minimum pricing.  Click here to read more...


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