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Alcohol misuse fuelled by confusion

30th July 2009

The Commons public accounts committee has said MPs need to find out whether new guidelines are required so that the public can understand what safe drinking limits are.

Research carried out by the government showed that over three-quarters of people in the UK were not aware of how many units a large glass of wine contained. The committee said there was a "widespread and long-standing lack of clarity in the minds of the public" in relation to the current alcohol guidance.

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Article Information

Title: Alcohol misuse fuelled by confusion
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 12339
Date Added: 30th Jul 2009


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