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Weekly News Update:90% of population unaffected by minimum unit price

Posted 08/08/14

National:

90% of population 'would be unaffected' by minimum alcohol price
The impact of introducing a national Minimum Unit Price for alcohol would be 200 times greater for heavy drinkers with alcohol-related cirrhosis than for a moderate drinker, a study has found.  Click here to read more...


Pubs could buy 'late trades' under new alcohol law
Early closing venues could "buy" the right to trade late 12 times a year and bottle shops repeatedly caught selling alcohol to children could have their licence cancelled under a planned liquor law overhaul.  Click here to read more...


The science of alcohol: How does it affect your liver and heart?
Alcohol, the presumed panacea of low confidence, bad days in the office, and social cohesion, has built-up quite the reputation. The social drinkers, binge drinkers, occasional drinkers, and abstainers, after-all, all share an opinion on this 21 Century drug. Click here to read more...
 

PERSPECTIVE: balancing alcohol consumption in our ageing population
WHEN it comes to alcohol consumption, the drinking habits of young people tend to attract the most attention. However with the ageing population and a recent increase in the alcohol consumption among older people the issue of alcohol and ageing is becoming an increasingly important area of research.  Click here to read more...


Drink Wise Parliamentary Briefing