Tag Archive for alcohol

Druglink article 2011 – Drinking games by Max Daly

When researchers were given access to thousands of documents from drinks firms, much was revealed about the underlying messages portrayed in alcohol adverts. These days, restricted by a voluntary code of conduct, the advertising of alcoholic drinks is far more an exercise in branding, imagery…

Druglink article 2011 – License to swill by Rebecca Lees

Cardiff’s binge-drinking culture has been the focus of a wave of unwelcome press attention recently. Rebecca Lees looks at the role the city’s licensing regulations are playing in the battle with cheap alcohol. License to swill (PDF) Additional keywords: Minimum unit price

Druglink article 2011 – Drink Problem by Sean Duggan

A new report by the Centre for Mental Health warns that despite dwarfing the illicit drug problem, there is scant provision for the treatment of alcohol abusing offenders. Sean Duggan on an imbalance that needs urgent attention. Drink Problem (PDF) Additional keywords: prisons…