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Balance Update: Olympic sponsorship and alcohol dont mix

Posted 12/08/16


Ministers urged to cut drink-drive limit to less than a pint
Campaigners are demanding ministers cut the drink-drive limit to less than a pint.
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Olympic sponsorship and alcohol don’t mix
As medical bodies and charities who support children and young people through sport, we are writing to express our concern that Strongbow is an official partner of Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games.   Click here to read more...

MP’s face alcohol ban in Whitehall
MP’s are facing the very real prospect of not being able to buy alcohol when they leave the Houses of Parliament and move into their temporary home in Whitehall soon.   Click here to read more...

Camra urges new alcohol guidelines consultation as study backs moderate drinking
The Government is being urged to hold a new consultation on alcohol consumption, after a study showed that most people believe that drinking in moderation is part of a healthy lifestyle.  Click here to read more...

HMRC sets out new spirits legislation to ease licence applications
HMRC has set out changes to the UK’s alcohol excise duty structure for spirits, making it easier for distillers to become licensed producers.  Click here to read more...


SHAAP’s (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems)

Alcohol Health Alliance news – August 2016