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Balance Update:Battle to introduce minimum alcohol prices almost over

Posted 16/06/17

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Alison Douglas: Battle to introduce minimum alcohol prices almost over finishing line.
This summer, the UK Supreme Court will hear the Scotch Whisky Association’s final appeal against minimum unit pricing for alcohol.  Click here to read more...

How much beer, wine, and vodka costs around the world
Price comparison site CupoNation compared the price of shop-bought alcoholic drinks in 20 countries across the globe to uncover where you can get the most beer for your buck.  Click here to read more...

Cooling down with alcoholic lollies could put drivers over limit, police warn
Drivers have been warned that alcoholic ice lollies could put them over the limit this summer. Click here to read more... 

UK's voluntary pledge to provide calorie content information for alcoholic drinks fails to make significant progress
Alcoholic beverage producers and retailers in the UK are failing to provide consumers with information on the calorie content of alcoholic drinks. 
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Study aims to answer why growing numbers of young people are turning away from alcohol
New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reveals a trend among teenagers to abstain from alcohol, unlike their parents.   Click here to read more...

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