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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Alcohol abuse may be worsening among Aborigines, warns Gillard

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ...-related accidents and abuse,” she added. “People are witnessing more alcohol-related violence. In and around Alice Springs over the Christmas-New Year period there were at least five alcohol ... a mixed report on tackling indigenous disadvantage. Gillard took aim at local governments rolling back strict alcohol bans on Aborigines in the nation’s fifth annual “Closing the Gap” address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1144424/alcohol-abuse-may-be-worsening-among-aborigines-warns-gillard
  2. Calculating the cost of alcohol addiction

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... such as an eye-opener in the morning. For each recorded case of alcohol dependence, there could be many less severe instances of alcohol abusers or excessive drinkers, Dr Lee said. Leung Shung-pun, head of Hong ... his motorcycle was hit by a car driven by a drunk. The Department of Health warns that alcohol abuse can lead to a long list of health risks. They include vitamin B1 deficiency, damage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461906/calculating-cost-alcohol-addiction
  3. Spelling out the dos and don'ts of drink-driving

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Transport Department. They will also be placed on parked cars in Jockey Club premises. Sleeping does not always lower the body's alcohol level to a safe level. A person who has consumed 10 ... but the risk of a crash is double that of alcohol-free drivers, the pamphlet warns. Drinking beverages with an alcohol content of between 15 and 20 per cent was the easiest way to get drunk, Medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676244/spelling-out-dos-and-donts-drink-driving
  4. Call for crackdown on teenage alcohol abuse

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... restrictions. Addiction experts say more restrictions are also needed on alcohol advertisements, along with more educational campaigns aimed at people at risk. The warnings came as the government launched an action plan to reduce alcohol-related harm and prevent the rise of related diseases last week. 'The situation is turning into a so-called [youth] drinking culture,' said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983418/call-crackdown-teenage-alcohol-abuse
  5. 'Let's get tough' on teenage alcohol abuse

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... restrictions. Addiction experts say more restrictions are also needed on alcohol advertisements, along with more educational campaigns aimed at people at risk. The warnings came as the government launched an action plan to reduce alcohol-related harm and prevent the rise of related diseases last week. 'The situation is turning into a so-called [youth] drinking culture,' said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983433/lets-get-tough-teenage-alcohol-abuse
  6. Sport - Rugby

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says sleeping pills abuse is on the rise

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington All Blacks coach is alarmed over players mixing of medication with alcohol and energy drinks Sleeping pill abuse on rise, says Hansen Sleeping pill abuse ... and the alcohol, if you keep continually doing it, is going to be harmful Steve Hansen "The sleeping pills and the fizzy drink and the alcohol, if you keep continually doing it, is going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1456375/all-blacks-coach-steve-hansen-says-sleeping-pills-abuse-rise
  7. Sobering up on teen drinking?

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... American one: instead of teaching teens alcohol can be a normal part of a young person's social life- a glass of champagne at graduation, for example- the ritual suggests something more sinister. It says alcohol is OK, as long as you consume it furtively, after hours, in a closed group. If you throw up, or pass out, that's also okay. We will carry you home. At one school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/502741/sobering-teen-drinking
  8. New British disease

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... disease'- defined as a daily consumption of eight units of alcohol (four pints of beer) for men, and four units for women. Each year, it costs the nation GBP1.7 billion (HK$23.8 billion) in health care, GBP6.4 billion in lost working days because of hangovers and injuries, and GBP7.3 billion in crime (half of all violent crime is alcohol-fuelled, with 70 per cent of weekend accident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474550/new-british-disease
  9. Village drunks face women's ire

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... labourers on cheap alcohol known as arrack and then come home and beat their wives. When a group of more than 300 women began patrolling some of the spirits outlets in the area, the atmosphere ... to shut shop, draining litres of alcohol, publicly humiliating drunks (including shaving their heads) and patrolling the streets at night for any unsteady male who might be planning to go home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430554/village-drunks-face-womens-ire
  10. Cut in alcohol duty raises student binge drinking concerns

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Binge drinking among university students could become even more of a problem because of the cut in tax on alcohol, an academic has warned. Sian Griffiths, professor ... of more alcohol-related problems,' she said. Students mainly drink beer, with increased preference for wine and spirits in their second year at university. They drink for celebration, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584720/cut-alcohol-duty-raises-student-binge-drinking-concerns

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