As we near the end of another COVID-filled year, we reflect on the progression, stagnation and regression in the world of alcohol research, policy and harm. Sadly the most prominent story and area for concern was the news that alcohol-specific deaths across the UK rose by a…
Alcohol Alert - November 2021Listen now (21 min) | Report highlights alcohol marketing harm to children; sobriety tags rolled out for offenders; politicians and NGOs call for…
Alcohol Alert - October 2021Listen now (25 min) | Budget sees big change to alcohol duty system; alcohol industry funded websites spread misinformation on cardiovascular risk; and…
Alcohol Alert - September 2021Listen now (26 min) | Alcohol marketing highly prevalent across 2020 Six Nations; serious injuries from drink-driving traffic collisions increase; and…
Alcohol Alert - August 2021Listen now (28 min) | Scotland sees highest alcohol deaths since 2008; LGA calls for public health aspect of licensing; Pernod Ricard's 'Dark Nudge…
Alcohol Alert - July 2021Listen now (23 min) | Public Health England releases shocking alcoholic liver disease statistics; alcohol-attributable cancer study and campaign; and…
Alcohol Alert – June 2021Listen now | IAS seminar on alcohol and sustainability, and delving into the financial incentives of alcohol control policies with the OECD.
Alcohol Alert – May 2021The Office for National Statistics released a report that shows there was a 20% increase in alcohol-specific deaths from 2019 to 2020...
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