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Balance Update: Together we can cut deaths from alcohol

Posted 09/10/15

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Go Sober for October: Reasons why you should lay off the booze

Today kicks off the Go Sober for October campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support, an organisation that provides practical, medical, and financial support for cancer care and research.  Click here to read more...

Is there 'no or very little' link between alcohol advertising and underage drinking?
Recent research showing children are exposed to thousands of alcohol advertisements during sport broadcasts has raised concerns about the influence of alcohol advertising on youth drinking habits.  Click here to read more...

Scotland to host world conference on tackling dangers of alcohol
The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) will be held from 7-9 October at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and will be attended by over 400 delegates from 55 countries around the world.  Click here to read more...

Sturgeon says alcohol is 'ever present' in Scottish people's lives
Scotland is a nation of boozers who drink alcohol whatever the occasion, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has claimed.  Click here to read more...

Together we can cut deaths from alcohol
This week, hundreds of alcohol campaigners, researchers, health professionals and policymakers from all over the world will gather in Edinburgh for the Global Alcohol Policy Conference.  Click here to read more...

Sturgeon to tell international alcohol experts: No let up in Scotland's plans for minimum pricing
THE Scottish Government has no plans to give up on its plans to introduce minimum unit pricing and limit the sale of ‘deadly cheap’ alcohol, the First Minister has said. Click here to read more...
 
Here's why pregnant women are being told to 'avoid alcohol completely'
The question has been the subject of countless research and heated debates, but two experts are suggesting women should steer clear of alcohol completely during the whole of pregnancy. Click here to read more...