The binge drinking debate

The binge-drinking debate is once again grabbing the headlines in the UK, as supermarket chains look to react to widespread criticism over the discounting of alcohol. Chris Losh believes the drinks industry is an easy target for a government looking for simple solutions to complex problems, but nevertheless remains prone to shooting itself in the foot.

The Losh Cause – Binge drinking makes industry an easy target

4 March 2008

The binge-drinking debate is once again grabbing the headlines in the UK, as supermarket chains look to react to widespread criticism over the discounting of alcohol. Chris Losh believes the drinks industry is an easy target for a government looking for simple solutions to complex problems, but nevertheless remains prone to shooting itself in the foot.

UK: Binge drinking on decline in UK - research

23 January 2008

The number of people in the UK that are drinking alcohol irresponsibly has fallen, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

UK: Responsible drinking message getting through - survey

19 December 2007

The promotion of responsible drinking in the UK is having a positive effect on the country’s drinking habits, according to recent research.

UK: PM warns drinks industry to up anti-binge drinking presence

21 November 2007

The UK Prime Minister has warned the drinks industry to ‘get more involved’ with the issues of under-age and binge-drinking in the country, or face tougher action in the future.

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