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Balance Update:Brexit must mean friction-free borders to deter smuggl

Posted 28/04/17

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Children given government support for YEARS of dealing with alcoholic parents
CHILDREN who have spent years suffering in silence at the hands of their alcoholic parents are finally going to be given government help in a victory for the Sunday Express. Click here to read more...

Science reveals what happens to your body and brain when you get drunk
Alcohol consumption has been a part of human civilization for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most people can recognize when one more drink is one too many — the specifics of what happens to your body as you get drunk are fairly complicated. Click here to read more...

Brexit must mean friction-free borders’ to deter smuggling
The UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned the UK government that its Brexit negotiations must achieve ‘frictionless borders’ where goods do not have to be routinely declared if huge ‘delays and gridlocks’ at ports and increased alcohol smuggling is to be avoided.   Click here to read more...

Foul Play? New report highlights how Alcohol industry bent the rules on advertising during UEFA Euro 2016
A new report highlights how alcohol producers worked to circumvent legislation designed to protect children during the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament.
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Australians worry about alcohol abuse.
An online poll commissioned by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (Fare) also found 92% of Australians believe alcohol is linked to domestic violence.  Click here to read more...

Call for ban on alcohol sponsorship of sport after young women revealed as NZ's most extreme drinkers
New research showing young women in their twenties are the most extreme group of Kiwi drinkers has sparked a call for alcohol sponsorship of sport to be banned and taxes to be slapped on all alcohol beverages.   Click here to read more...
 
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