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Health’s hysteria on ads is ominous

The anti-alcohol lobby won’t be satisfied until drinkers are pariahs …

Licensing ‘needs national direction’

Alcohol Focus Scotland calls for legislation to be consolidated …

‘Passive drinking’ is a step too far

Health lobby attempts to draw children into debate is just hysteria …

Calls for a return of the ‘Tesco tax’

AFS has renewed calls for the reintroduction of the public health supplement on large retailers …

Go beyond the basics

FROM customer service to catering equipment, liquor to licensing laws, staff training is essential to many aspects of running a licensed trade business. …

Off-trade is not the only target

Health lobby is equally interested in curbing on-trade alcohol sales WHILE the Scottish licensed trade and licensing boards are being denied a review of the …

New boards must understand trade

Incoming councillors should take time to learn about the business By Dave Hunter SCOTLAND’S incoming licensing boards should take the time to learn about the …

AFS under fire from industry

ALCOHOL Focus Scotland (AFS) has been criticised by the drinks industry following the release of the charity’s latest report, which makes over 40 policy …

Stars align to stoke liquor rationing fire

Misunderstanding at the heart of alcohol ‘sales quota’ stories IT was a recipe for a perfect storm. Take a call for a more effective approach to …

AFS wants off-trade focus

The Scottish Government’s future alcohol policy should focus on the off-trade to reflect shifting consumption habits, according to Alcohol Focus Scotland. …

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