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Warning labels for alcohol say doctors

6th October 2008

A study by BMA Scotland has found that eight out of ten doctors believe alcoholic drinks should display warning labels.

Dr Peter Terry, BMA Scotland chair, said: "Labelling on alcohol content and units along with clear guidelines on the daily drinking limits would help people to better understand their own drinking habits and encourage them to make informed choices, rather than being tempted with confusing measures and marketing ploys."

 

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Article Information

Title: Warning labels for alcohol say doctors
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 8630
Date Added: 6th Oct 2008

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GP Online

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