The QT

Friday 14 June 2024
14/06/2024

No such thing as drinking responsibly

Sue Taylor, Head of Alcohol Policy at Balance, says the social, financial, health costs and consequences of booze needs to be taken seriously
  • In 2022, there were 10,048 deaths from alcohol-specific causes in the UK, the highest number on record
  • Alcohol is responsible for 17,000 cases of cancer every year
  • North East has seen the biggest uptake of Dry January

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