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The violent truth – it’s time we got out of this alco-hole

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Here’s a thought experiment to conjure with:imagine the outcry that would occur if a drug was discovered to be connected to half of all the murders committed in Australia; imagine…

‘Staggering’ results found from taking a month off alcohol

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The results of a U.K study into the effects of abstaining from alcohol for a month have been described as staggering, with considerably reduced risk of liver and cholesterol related…

Using Instagram to discover underage drinking patterns

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Social media platform Instagram can be used as a tool for researching youth drinking patterns, according to a recent study in the United States. The photo-sharing app reached 400 million…

Hangover doctors to make home visits

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The Hangover Clinic will be sending doctors to Sydney homes to help people get rid of their hangover by providing services like IV drips and vitamin infusions for a minimum…

Sydney bottle shop forced to shut for selling to minor

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NSW is cracking down on the sale of booze to minors, and it appears to be working. For the first time in the state, a major bottle shop has been forced…

Another liquor review – have your say

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Most people were shocked when Volkswagen admitted it falsified emission controls in its diesel engines so they could pass air pollution tests. Volkswagen’s liberty with the truth illustrates the need…

SA Government to overhaul liquor licensing laws

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South Australia’s state government is reviewing liquor licensing laws because they say they’ve become too complex. The focus of the review is “reducing red tape, creating a safer drinking culture…

Kingston Liquor Accord aims to curb dangerous drinking

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Moorabbin Superintendent Bruce Wemyss has launched a new Kingston Liquor Accord to encourage responsible service and consumption of alcohol. The accord has received more than a dozen signatures by local…

Why aren’t we saying we’re in an alcohol epidemic?

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Over the last twelve months, we’ve heard from the media that we’re in the middle of an ‘ice epidemic’ because of the huge harm the drug is causing individuals, loved…

Video: Caught AFL finals fever: Don’t drink drive.

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Transport Accident Commission has embarked on a new campaign, sending a strong message to Victorians about drink driving as they gear up for AFL finals. “If you think you’re over,…