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Pricing optimism is entirely misplaced

Despite health arguments, MUP will not reduce harmful drinking

Fresh assault on availability

New report draws criticism from licensing lawyers

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 …