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Weekly News Update - Minimum unit price for alcohol proposal shelved

Posted 18/07/13

Regional News
Minimum unit price for alcohol proposal shelved
Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry - Read more

Decision on alcohol pricing will cost lives 
The government's decision not to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol concludes a disastrous few days for our nation's public health - Read more 

Diageo Launches 'Think How You Drink' Campaign 
New alcohol health and safety campaign incorporates humor into Diageo's approach to binge drinking - Read more 

Binge drinkers to be filmed and shown their behaviour as alcohol treatment centre hailed a success 
An alcohol treatment centre dealing with binge drinkers in Cardiff city centre has helped dramatically reduce the number of drinkers turning up in A&E - Read more

Sales of lower-alcohol lines booming says DH 
Supermarkets and suppliers are on course to smash the government’s target of removing one billion units of alcohol from sale within the next two years  - Read more 

'On your doorstep; underage access to alcohol via home delivery services'  
A new report by Alcohol Concern Cymru says children are often able to access alcohol via home delivery services. - Read more 

International News:
Preventing alcohol harm
Results from a trial in Victoria, Australia of comprehensive harm minimisation school education - Read more 

Alcohol strongly linked to cancer - study - New Zealand  
Alcohol has been identified as one of the leading contributors to breast cancer deaths in a University of Otago study - Read more   

Don't drink alcohol if you are pregnant 
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is an umbrella term used to describe the range of effects that can occur in an individual exposed to alcohol - Read more  
Global Actions: Commitments to Reduce Harmful Drinking 
Collaborating with india’s ministry of health  - Read more