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Minimum alcohol price impact on drinkers – In the News

John Kerr posted in on December 18th, 2015.

A new study has stirred up discussion on imposing a minimum price per standard drink to curb heavy and dangerous drinking. The authors of a survey of dependent drinkers at an Auckland clinic conclude that “it seems likely that a minimum pricing regime would result in an overall reduction in alcohol consumption” in this group. […]

Drinker survey and minimum alcohol price – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on December 18th, 2015.

A minimum price on alcohol is unlikely to drive drinkers to criminal or dangerous behaviour, say the authors of a new study. Previous studies have suggested that imposing a minimum price per standard drink of alcohol could reduce harmful alcohol consumption. Last year a Ministry of Justice report explored the possibility of a minimum price […]

Long working hours linked to drinking problems

John Kerr posted in on August 9th, 2011.

People who work long hours are more likely to have drinking problems involving alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence, according a to a new study. The study, recently published in the journal Addiction, found that working at least 50 hours a week increases the risk of alcohol problems by up to three times.  The study used […]

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