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Weekly News Update - Consultant says cheap booze is shortening lives

Posted 02/11/12

National news

Drinking alcohol every day 'link' to brain damage
Just two glasses of wine a day could be harmful to the brain.  Click here for more...

Alcohol patch criticised for offering 'a licence to booze'
Alcohol charities have criticised a hangover ‘prevention patch’ which encourages drinkers to ‘take it up a level’ – without the side effects. Click here for more...

Alcohol Concern campaign bulletin
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Regional news

County moves closer to alcohol price rise
Northumberland has moved a step closer to raising the price of alcohol in an effort to improve public health and safety.  Click here for more...

Consultant says cheap booze is shortening lives
A hospital consultant who is backing a minimum price for alcoholic drinks has said he is seeing "younger and younger" patients whose lives are being cut short by excessive drinking. Click here for more...


Reports

Alcohol and Late Night Refreshment Licensing England and Wales 2011/12
This release draws together statistics on the following licensing authority powers under the Licensing Act 2003.  Click here for more...