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Editorial – May 2015

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

In this issue, the OECD's first report on harmful alcohol use finds Brits' drinking levels above average since 1995; Action on Alcohol Week in Ireland focusses on the issue of the consumption of alcohol among Irish women; and public health experts await the alcohol policy decisions of a new Conservative government following the Party's victory in the recent UK General Election. Other articles include: supermarket beer drinkers rank price above ABV according to poll; Guinness tweet escapes ad ban; and European Parliament passes resolution for a new EU Alcohol Strategy.

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