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Thursday 17 April 2014

Alcohol

Drunk stenographer repeatedly writes ‘I hate my job’ in court copy

An intoxicated court stenographer wreaked havoc on 30 Manhattan court cases after getting a “touch of The Shining” and repeatedly writing “I hate my job” in his court copy.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinkaware calls for unit clarity

UK charity Drinkaware has called for new measures to make unit guidelines clearer as it claimed that the majority of adults still aren’t clear about “how to drink in a low risk way.”

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Chief medic criticises alcohol retailers

The UK’s chief medical officer has slammed the “irresponsible” methods used by retailers to sell alcoholic drinks as she highlighted their link to health problems and crime.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Discord over ‘rising’ alcohol consumption claims

More needs to be done to tackle a “significant” rise in alcohol consumption in the UK, the director of alcohol and drugs at Public Health England has warned.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 3 Comments »

ICC cracksdown on ‘irresponsible’ ads

A new set of rules for the global alcohol industry have been published to clarify the “do’s and don’ts” of responsible drinks marketing.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Hangovers don’t put people off drinking

A hangover does not deter people reaching for a drink a new study has found, raising questions about better ways to deter problem drinkers.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Women better at knowing their limits

Middle-aged women are less likely to go “past the point of no return” than men when drinking, according to a new study.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 2 Comments »

Alcohol campaign launched in Moldova

The Republic of Moldova has launched a nationwide campaign to promote responsible drinking.

Friday, February 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinking when pregnant could be a crime

A landmark case due to be heard by the UK’s Court of Appeal could lead to the criminalisation of drinking while pregnant.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

Alcoholics taught to brew beer to ‘stop them drinking mouthwash’

A drug centre in Canada is teaching alcoholics how to brew their own beer to stop them from drinking “rubbish” alternatives such as hand sanitizer and mouthwash.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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