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Editorial – August 2017

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

This month, low cost airline Ryanair leads calls for restrictions on drinking alcohol to be applied to flights. Other articles include: concerns rise over the marked increase in baby boomers’ drinking habits; alcohol brands are found to fail in their self-imposed duty to communicate UK drinking guidelines to consumers; and Irish Health Minister Simon Harris pledges to bring alcohol minimum pricing to the country in next parliament.

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.