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October 2014 Contents page pdf version
Editorial – October 2014
Welcome to the October edition of Alcohol Alert, the
Institute of Alcohol Studies newsletter, covering the latest updates on
UK alcohol policy matters. In this issue, historian Dr Peter Catterall discusses the forgotten temperance roots of the Labour Party's history in his essay "Labour and the politics of alcohol: The decline of a cause", and solicitor Jonathan Goodliffe provides an analysis of the current legal challenge to minimum pricing in the European courts.
Other articles include: councils across the North East, the Association of Chief Police Officers, and the British Medical Association demanding urgent action on alcohol; industry figures declaring their support for Scottish minimum pricing in Brussels; a new map highlighting regional hotspots for alcohol-related liver disease; and research showing that one in six women drivers in Britain admit drink driving whilst over the limit.Read more...
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Issue 2 2014 Contents page pdf version
BRAZIL: An unregulated alcohol market
The global burden of disease
is 6.5% for men and 1.3%
for women, while the alcohol-attributable
burden of disease in
the two regions of the Americas
which include most of the
Latin American countries varies
between 8.6% and 17.3% for
men and 2.2% and 4.1% for
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