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Editorial – March 2017

Welcome to the March 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, The Treasury opens consultation on having a new tax band for white cider. Other articles include: 1 in 4 adults in England drink at harmful levels; the European Commission calls for alcohol labelling; and study finds moderate drinking is linked to a lower risk of some – but not all – heart conditions.

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.