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Weekly News: Get the facts on Drinkwise

Posted 26/09/14

National news:

Alcohol Truth
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ACPO licensing lead says on-trade not doing enough to tackle binge drinking
The Association of Chief Police Officers’ lead on licensing has said efforts by the on-trade to tackle alcohol misuse have “barely scratched the surface” of the problem.  Click here to read more...

Health experts reveal the long-term effects of heavy drinking
As Macmillan Cancer support launched their Go Sober For October fundraising campaign, health experts revealed both the short and long term effects alcohol can have on your body.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol fueled crime 'testing scant police resources'
Devon and Cornwall Police pilot leads national campaign to raise awareness of alcohol-fuelled crime.  Click here to read more...

Bane of booze: Manchester named UK's worst area for alcohol-related liver disease
Greater Manchester hospitals dealt with 1,010 emergency admissions for the disease between April 2013 and March 2014 – more than double that of the second worst-hit region.  Click here to read more...

Making cigarettes more expensive means we drink less alcohol - except when it comes to wine
Researchers found that when the price of tobacco rose by 20 per cent - and smoking was forbidden in public places - the amount of beer and spirits consumed fell.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol-related mental health problems are a huge issue for older people
Acommunity psychiatrist, spends his days managing vulnerable older people who may be at risk of self-harm.  Click here to read more...

Scots drink more alcohol than the rest of the UK
The results from Scotland’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) were published this week.  Click here to read more...


Regional news:

Police shock at age of youngster's drinking alcohol in north Durham
Police Officers, PCSO’s and local authority street wardens reported seizing alcohol from children.  Click here to read more...
 

International news:

Stockholm's alcohol-free club ...
Stockholm's first alcohol-free club night has already made international headlines ahead of its launch on Friday.  Click here to read more...

Anti-alcohol group calls for booze to be banned on planes following increase in mid-air incidents (Aus)
Two separate incidents that resulted in the re-routing of flights have prompted Drug Arm Australasia to declare their support for the banning of all alcohol on flights, and even in airports. Click here to read more...