SHAAP responses to UK and Scottish government consultations

SHAAP has responded to the UK government's consultation on the restriction of advertising of products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) with specific reference to children and young people, calling for alcohol to be included in the restricted categories; and the Scottish Government's consultation on the draft revised Guidance for Licensing Boards - Section 142 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, recommending that they be made more effective, since we know that reduced availability means reduced consumption and therefore less harm from alcohol . Read them here

Disappointing result on EU labelling: Eurocare press release

'Spirits industry afraid of their own ingredients'? Read Eurocare's joint press statement on the failure of EU spirits industry to come up with proper, easy to access labels on their products.

Latest 'Alcohol Occasional' reports published

Read reports of the February and March 'Occasional' talks by James Morris and Dr Julia Sinclair on the language of recovery and 'Soberistas' online community respectively.

Report on 2018 New Alcohol Research Symposium published

Just out - read our report of the 'Enlightened New Alcohol Research Symposium' organised by SHAAP and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network as part of the 8th Alcohol Policy Conference in Edinburgh, November 2018.

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