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Weekly News Update: Smoking, drinking and drug use down in young

Posted 25/07/14

National:

Deadly fake wine flooding Britain's off-licences: Laced with bleach, nail polish and anti-freeze - and passed off as top brands. Click here to read more...

Reducing the victims of alcohol - in whatever way we can
With an estimated 10,000 violent incidents in Devon and Cornwall last year attributed to the effects of alcohol, calls for a minimum pricing policy should not be ignored, says Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg. Click here to read more...

NI alcohol sales laws to be changed says Nelson McCausland
Northern Ireland's laws on the sale of alcohol are to be changed, Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has said. Click here to read more...
 
Supermarkets 'just giving away' alcohol, says peer
Supermarkets that offer low price alcohol in promotions were dubbed irresponsible in a debate at The House of Lords earlier this week relating to changes to be made to the mandatory licensing conditions. Click here to read more...

Minimum alcohol pricing could curb habits of problem drinkers
The Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse says pricing drinks based on their alcoholic content would help the most vulnerable groups in our communities.  Click here to read more...

Daily drink for pensioners at home brings health warning
Almost one in five pensioners drinks alcohol at home every day, according to new research. Click here to read more...

Smoking, drinking and drug use down in young
Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre suggest (HSCIC). Click here to read more...