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Editorial – June 2017

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

This month's issue focuses on this year’s Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society, held in Sheffield. Other articles include: a review of Responsibility Deal finds alcohol industry calorie pledges short on content; Survey finds most departments do not routinely ask both age groups about their drinking habits; Canada votes to reintroduce an alcohol duty escalator; and new Welsh Government repeats pledge to introduce alcohol minimum pricing.

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.