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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 …

Online delivery is open to risks

Retailers who don’t pursue due diligence can be held accountable Earlier this year I looked at growing concerns over online alcohol orders. It’s claimed …

Licensing landscape is as clear as mud

Lawyers lambast legislation ahead of May’s local elections SEARCHING for a needle in a haystack is hard enough when there’s only one bale to investigate, …

There’s no sense to ad ban calls

Arguments to ban alcohol advertising are based on flawed logic A COUPLE of weeks ago a report by a ‘virtual expert group’ published by Alcohol Focus …

Call for review of licensing laws

Current system should be assessed ahead of tenth anniversary A ROOT and branch review of licensing legislation should be conducted ahead of the tenth …

Alcohol requires targeted tactics

Whole-population measures are not the key to tackling problems “WE’RE going to stamp out the sale of super-strength ciders at pocket-money prices” – …

No universal ban on free alcohol

Not all promotions are restricted by Scottish Government legislation AS operators devise their strategies to capture a share of the lucrative festive period …

Footy booze ban is going nowhere

A recent licence ruling isn’t likely to bring alcohol back to grounds Has Scottish football started a journey towards the return of alcohol to football …

Limit is driving the trade to distraction

Some seem to abandon all reason on the subject of drink-driving Drinking and driving: undoubtedly a potential menace to society, but also a subject that seems …

Alcohol guidelines condemn industry

It’s clear the health lobby doesn’t want people drinking at all There was a time when those who employed the expression ‘anti-alcohol campaigners’ were …

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