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Balance Update:Children exposed to 'unacceptably high levels' of alcoh

Posted 03/03/17


Newcastle newsagents facing alcohol bid backlash as vicar fears urination and defecation
Best One, on Grainger Street in Newcastle, is facing opposition from a local vicar who claims it would lead to a rise in anti-social behaviour. 
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Children exposed to 'unacceptably high levels' of alcohol marketing
Children are exposed to "unacceptably high levels" of alcohol marketing through sports sponsorship and public adverts, according to a report.  
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Young Swedes swapping alcohol for social media and the gym: study
Young Swedes are becoming stricter in their attitudes towards alcohol, with social media use and a love of fitness contributing to a less permissive attitude – the opposite of their older compatriots. Click here to read more...

One in three in WA youth detention have foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, study finds
At least one in three young people in detention in Western Australia suffers from foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), according to findings from an Australian-first study.  Click here to read more...

Drivers could soon be banned from having 'one for the road' as councils call for lower drink drive limit
Councils and rescue authorities are calling on the Government to drop the current "safe" limit in England and Wales from 80mg to 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood
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