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New legislation 'laughable'

New legislation implemented today (Wednesday 28th May) to tackle alcohol harms has been called ‘laughable’ by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, as research shows it will have...


Weekly News Update: A Measure of Change Report

Balance weekly news summary


Dry January success in the North East

Dry January, which encourages people to stay alcohol free for 31 days, has been hailed a success with more than 17,300 people signing up to take part this year’s campaign – with over...


North East continues to top the tables for alcohol harm

New figures released today (Tuesday 29th April) by Public Health England have revealed that despite a decline in alcohol-related deaths, the North East continues to suffer from some...


No ban for TV ad showing link between alcohol and cancer

Attempts by the alcohol industry to ban a TV advertisement linking their products with an increased risk of developing cancer have failed


Weekly Policy Update: Alcohol consumption down

Balance weekly news summary