“Violence down amid pub law change”

“Violence down amid pub law change” Violent crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales fell by 11% at the end of last year, despite longer pub opening hours coming in, figures show. Read the full BBC NEWS Story. Institute of Alcohol Studies Response The carefully selected crime statistics released by the Home Office… Read more »

Institute of Alcohol Studies says binge drinking blitz is only sticking plaster

Institute of Alcohol Studies says binge drinking blitz is only sticking plaster DeHavilland Report – News Comment Summary The Institute of Alcohol Studies today described the Home Office’s Christmas binge drinking crackdown as ‘a sticking plaster’ solution from a government that had failed to prevent the nation’s city centres from becoming a ‘battlefield’. IAS director… Read more »

The national alcohol strategy in the hands of the drink industry

The national alcohol strategy in the hands of the drink industry The long-delayed national alcohol policy will be dictated by the drink industry. This is the accusation levelled at the Government by the Institute of Alcohol Studies. In the edition of Alert No 2 2002 published today the IAS says that responsibility for the strategy… Read more »

Young drinkers receive a death warning

Young drinkers receive a death warning Institute of Alcohol Studies calls for government action to stem the tide of dangerous drinking among young people. The IAS today called for government action to contain the barrage of alcohol industry marketing that contributes to the British culture of binge drinking, particularly among the young. The Institute also… Read more »

IAS Attacks Government Proposals for 24 Hour Drinking

IAS Attacks Government Proposals for 24 Hour Drinking

IAS Attacks Government Proposals for 24 Hour Drinking Government proposals for 24 hour drinking are against both public opinion and the public interest, the IAS commented today. The views of the IAS are in line with those of other critics, notably the British Entertainment and Discotheque Association, some of the London Boroughs, and resident’s associations,… Read more »

Marketing Alcohol to Young People – An Industry out of Control

Marketing Alcohol to Young People – An Industry out of Control

Marketing Alcohol to Young People – An Industry out of Control. Corporate greed, lies at the heart of the drink industry’s cynical manipulation of their voluntary codes of advertising practice, claims a new report by the Institute of Alcohol Studies. The report Marketing Alcohol to Young People shows irrefutable evidence that young people are a… Read more »