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Balance Update: The price of alcohol

Posted 18/09/15

National:

Alcohol-related deaths on the rise
Our diets are better and we are smoking less than we did 25 years ago — but we are still drinking ourselves into an early grave, researchers have found.  Click here to read more...

UK calls on EU to support Member States in tackling alcohol harm
On 10th September, the UK Government issued its response to the House of Lords’ report on the EU Alcohol Strategy. The Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) and the European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare) welcome the Government’s commitment and detailed opinion on how to address alcohol policies at the European level.  Click here to read more...

Get home safe, warns freshers week campaign.
“Keys. Money. Phone. Do you have a plan? Don’t let a fun night out turn into a nightmare,” Click here to read more...

Graphic Shows Effect Alcohol Has On Your Vision (And Reveals When Beer Goggles Really Kick In)
We all know alcohol has the potential to affect our eyesight, which in turn can contribute to us making some rather questionable decisions.   Click here to read more...

The price of alcohol
As the week begins with reports of heavy fines for hospitals that fail to cut waiting lists and the large numbers of patients in emergency departments on trolleys, it is important to note that more than 1,500 hospital beds every night are taken up as a result of alcohol consumption.  Click here to read more...

Live sport loophole means millions of alcohol advertising messages still reaching kids
Experts are calling for an independent review of Australia's broadcast and digital alcohol advertising guidelines, after the advertising industry's own data revealed underage viewers are still receiving millions of exposures to alcohol advertisement thanks to a loophole in the code. Click here to read more...

Students spend FOUR times more on alcohol than food   
Cash-strapped students are shelling out a considerably larger amount of money on booze than they spend on food. Click here to read more...

Events/Reports

SHAAP’s (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems)