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Editorial – November 2016

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

In this month's issue, Scotland wins the European Award for Reducing Alcohol Harm, and Cancer Research UK estimate the prevalence of 135,000 alcohol-related cancer deaths by 2035. Other articles include: The World Cancer Congress announces that alcohol is the cause of 5% of new cancer cases; national treatment figures in England show that alcohol misuse is most often treated in middle age; Liverpool approves late night levy; Alcohol industry disagree over alcohol calorie campaign; and IAS launches 'Alcohol Snapshot', a new fact-based feature.

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