Tagged: DrinkTank

NEWS: Sydney: Alcohol Laws Work

Evidence from Sydney, Australia: Latest stats prove alcohol laws are working

The latest Kings Cross and Sydney CBD assaults statistics, which show a huge decrease in violence, further highlight the reasons for not weaken current alcohol laws. The evidence shows that the measures are effective in reducing and preventing violence. They also work in easing the burden on emergency services…

NEWS: Big Alcohol Targets ‘Super Consumers’

The alcohol industry depends for its profits on those consumers that use alcohol in excessive amounts, regularly exceeding the recommended daily intake of alcohol, a new report has found. On this subject, leading scientists in alcohol research Robin Room and Michael Livingston, have published an article in The Conversation, which we share excerpts from…

NEWS: Today: Alcohol-Free On FASD Awareness Day

Every year international FASD Awareness Day is celebrated on the 9th September. Community events to mark FASD Awareness Day now take place around the world with communities traditionally pausing at 9.09am, the 9th minute of the 9th hour of the 9th day of the 9th month of the year, representing the 9 months of pregnancy. This time provides us with an opportunity to pause to reflect and consider the choice to have an alcohol free pregnancy and to share this prevention message across the world…