Everything you wanted to know about minimum pricing, in one place

29th June 2022 | Dr Aveek Bhattacharya
Everything you wanted to know about minimum pricing, in one place

The World Health Organization published a comprehensive review of minimum pricing policies on alcohol, including summaries of the most recent evidence on their impact for countries to consider. In this blog economist Dr Bhattacharya explains what the review looked at. Read more »

Most adolescents support improved alcohol labelling

15th December 2021 | Snigdha Peddireddy and Dr Sadie Boniface
Most adolescents support improved alcohol labelling

With the UK Government soon to consult on mandatory labelling on alcoholic products, this new study looks at adolescent support for improved labelling, including units and strength, nutritional information, and health warnings. Read more »

Does alcohol make you fat?

24th November 2021 | Dr Gary O’Donovan
Does alcohol make you fat?

The relationship between alcohol and obesity is extremely complex. Dr Gary O’Donovan looks at what the UK Government can do in their ‘war on obesity’ regarding alcohol consumption, and shows an interesting new finding about men, alcohol and BMI. Read more »

Putting safety first

17th November 2021 | Tim Rogers
Putting safety first

The Police Federation’s Tim Rogers questions why England and Wales have the highest drink drive limits in Europe and calls on the Government to end this anomaly. Read more »