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Scottish alcohol services to get £36m

28th April 2010

The Scottish government is making £36m available to health boards across the country to help tackle the nation’s drink problem.

In making the announcement, health secretary Nicola Sturgeon said the money would fund action aimed at encouraging people to curb their alcohol consumption before it causes lasting damage to their health. Boards will also be allowed to invest the funding in developing and maintaining alcohol prevention, treatment and support services. Ms Sturgeon said people in Scotland were drinking too much and it was affecting their health.

 

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Article Information

Title: Scottish alcohol services to get £36m
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 14732
Date Added: 28th Apr 2010

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