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Weekly News Update: Alcohol price bid taken to Brussels

Posted 29/08/14

National:

Why teens and alcohol don’t mix
A quarter of Britain’s parents have admitted to sharing a drink with their teenage children. But is it just harmless fun or the first step on the road to alcoholism? We explore the facts.Click here to read more...

Alcohol-free beer more socially acceptable
It is becoming more socially acceptable to order alcohol-free beer at a pub, according to new research out today.  Click here to read more...

'Drink Think' alcohol warning for pregnant mothers
A health pressure group in Londonderry has warned of the dangers of drinking during pregnancy.  Click here to read more...

Greater Manchester to review licensing powers under new alcohol strategy
Councils, health services, and police in Greater Manchester have officially teamed up to tackle alcohol abuse under a new strategy that includes the review of licensing powers.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol price bid taken to Brussels
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) is taking its battle for the policy to be implemented in Scotland all the way to Brussels next week.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol-related crime has dropped 32% in past decade
The public and police see local partnership schemes as key to cutting rates of alcohol-related crime that have fallen significantly in recent years, new research shows.  Click here to read more...

Pub-police partnerships push alcohol-related crime down
Collaboration between licensed venues and local authorities has helped lower the number of alcohol-related crimes across the country. Click here to read more...

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