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Weekly news update: Drink firms 'target young online'

Posted 07/09/12

National news

Drink firms 'target young online', Alcohol Concern Cymru claims
Campaigners claim drinks firms are using the internet and social media to evade restrictions on promoting alcohol to young people.  Click here for more...

Minimum price for alcohol 'will save 50,000 pensioners'
Introducing a minimum price for alcohol of 50p per unit will prevent 50,000 pensioners dying of related health problems over the next decade, according to research commissioned by BBC Panorama.  Click here for more...

Essex teenagers shocked by dangers of binge drinking
An Essex charity is warning teenagers of the dangers of binge drinking – by showing them a what they will look like in ten years' time.  Click here for more...

Drinkers consume beer more quickly from curved glasses, study finds
Researchers say drinkers took 12 minutes to finish 12 fl oz of lager from a straight glass, but seven from a curved one.  Click here for more...