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Editorial – January 2016

Welcome to the January 2016 edition of Alcohol Alert, the Institute of Alcohol Studies newsletter, covering the latest updates on UK alcohol policy matters.

In this issue, the UK's Chief Medical Officers introduce new alcohol guidelines, declaring that there is no 'safe' level of drinking for one's health. Other articles include: Minimum unit pricing comes to Ireland in the form of a Public Health (Alcohol) Bill; and Lord Brooke proposes a new lower drink-drive limit in the Houses of 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.