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Editorial – February 2019

Welcome to the February 2019 edition of Alcohol Alert, the Institute of Alcohol Studies newsletter, covering the latest updates on UK alcohol policy matters.

This month, new alcohol health statistics expose growing divides in age and location throughout England. Other articles include: private funding keeps family drug and alcohol courts alive, new study finds Netflix and Amazon Prime ads are major global drivers for young people's alcohol consumption, and journalist Olivier van Beemen's new book exposes Heineken's business practices in Africa.

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.