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Editorial – April 2017

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of Alcohol Alert, the Institute of Alcohol Studies newsletter, covering the latest updates on UK alcohol policy matters.

In this month's issue, a new alcohol marketing report suspects foul play during Euro 2016 in France. Other articles include: a Lords Committee calls for a "major overhaul" of the Licensing Act; the Department for Work & Pensions recognises alcohol dependency's burden on workless families; and health campaigners urge Scottish Government to set alcohol consumption reduction target of 10% in next strategy.

Please click on the article titles to read them, or alternatively download a PDF version of our newsletter by clicking on the cover image. We hope you enjoy this edition.