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Weekly News Update - Councils eye minimum pricing move

Posted 06/06/14

Regional:
North-East has highest rate of alcohol-related hospital admissions
THE North-East is still top of the English league table for alcohol-related hospital admissions, despite increasing efforts to persuade people to drink more sensibly.  Click here to read more...

National:

Fuel Card News Motoring Updates: Cars should have alcohol sensors, says former Government advisor
Professor David Nutt, President of the British Neuroscience Association and a former drug advisor to the Government, has suggested alcohol sensors should be fitted in all cars. Click here to read more...

Minimum Unit Pricing:
Felicity Evans investigates the plans for minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Wales. Could calling time on bargain booze help cut alcohol-related harm? Click here to read more...

New booze price laws blasted by top Liverpool medic:
NEW government price controls on booze have been branded meaningless by a leading Liverpool doctor. Click here to read more...

Councils eye minimum pricing move
Nine councils in England and Wales are considering bringing their own alcohol minimum pricing strategies, according to research conducted by Poppleston Allen. Click here to read more...