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SHAAP's weekly media monitor and monthly update bring you a summary of the latest news relating to alcohol (including policy and research). Subscribe now

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21st Oct 2021

Media Monitor 21 October 2021 New!

Media Monitor 21 October 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 21 October 2021. The news this week includes alcohol tax reforms in the UK, WHO research on alcohol and breast cancer, Addiction Awareness Week and much more alcohol news from around the world. 

14th Oct 2021

Media Monitor 14 October 2021 New!

Media Monitor 14 October 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 14 October 2021. The news this week includes Minimum Unit Price research, our latest SHAAP blog with Alcohol Action Ireland CEO on sports and alcohol marketing, and much more alcohol news from Scotland and around the world.

7th Oct 2021

Media Monitor 7 October 2021

Media Monitor 7 October 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 7 October 2021. The news this week includes the start of Sober October, the release of a new SHAAP blog with Alcohol Action Ireland CEO on sports and alcohol marketing, and much more alcohol news from Scotland and around the world.

1st Oct 2021

SHAAP Monthly Update - September 2021

30th Sep 2021

Media Monitor 30 September 2021

Media Monitor 30 September 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 30 September 2021. The news this week includes the release of a new report by Stirling University for SHAAP, Institute of Alcohol Studies and Alcohol Action Ireland, on alcohol marketing during the Six Nations as well as the debate on lifting the ban of alcohol near football stadiums, and much more alcohol news from Scotland and around the world. 

23rd Sep 2021

Media Monitor 23 September 2021

Media Monitor 23 September 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 23 September 2021. The news this week includes Scottish ministers accused of dropping the ball on MUP, report findings from the World Health Organisation on the modelling of increased alcohol taxes on alcohol-related cancers, FASD awareness month and much more alcohol news from Scotland and around the world.

16th Sep 2021

Media Monitor 16 September 2021

Media Monitor 16 September 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 16 September 2021. The news this week includes the first global standard for influencer alcohol marketing, FASD awareness month and much more alcohol news from around the world.

9th Sep 2021

Media Monitor 9 September 2021

Media Monitor 9 September 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 9 September 2021. The news this week includes the launch of a report on non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention by SHAAP and nine leading Scottish charities, FASD awareness month and much more alcohol news from around the world. 

2nd Sep 2021

SHAAP Monthly Update - August 2021

2nd Sep 2021

Media Monitor 2 September 2021

Media Monitor 2 September 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 2 September 2021. The news this week includes public support for alcohol marketing restrictions in Scotland; the widening life expectancy gap between Scotland's poorest and richest, with the alcohol-specific death rate in the most deprived areas over four times greater thanthe rate in the least deprived areas in Scotland in 2020; plus much more alcohol news from around the world.

26th Aug 2021

Media Monitor 26 August 2021

Media Monitor 26 August 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 26 August 2021. The news this week includes polling that finds widespread public support for restrictions to limit young people’s exposure to alcohol advertising; new research finds that the number of high-risk drinkers rose by 40% in England during the first lockdown - with even higher increases amongst women and people from lower socio-economic groups; coverage of SHAAP's support for addiction psychiatrist recruitment and retainment; plus much more alcohol news from around the world.

19th Aug 2021

Media Monitor 19 August 2021

Media Monitor 19 August 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 19 August 2021. The news this week includes the tragic increase in alcohol-specific deaths for Scotland in 2020 (and what can be done about it, including increasing the minimum unit price to 65p); 1 million more in England now addicted to alcohol with the pandemic; ‘exceptional affordability’ of alcohol in Ireland; plus much more alcohol news from around the world.

12th Aug 2021

Media Monitor 12 August 2021

Media Monitor 12 August 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 12 August 2021. The news this week includes that Scotland's National Care Service could include alcohol and drug support (in a proposal open to consultation); research finds that the stricter drink drive limit in Scotland 'has not reduced accidents'; and a study finds that there has been a reduction in patients discharged with alcohol-related liver disease since the introduction of MUP in Scotland, at a major Glasgow hospital; plus much more alcohol news from around the world.

5th Aug 2021

Media Monitor 5 August 2021

Media Monitor 5 August 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 5 August 2021. The news this week includes private SNP support for the 'right to recovery' bill; the potential for residential rehabilitation to be nationally commissioned; Guernsey's 5-year drug and alcohol strategy published; and much more alcohol news from around the world.

30th Jul 2021

SHAAP Monthly Update - July 2021

29th Jul 2021

Media Monitor 29 July 2021

Media Monitor 29 July 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 29 July 2021. The news this week includes research on alcohol consumption in those trying to get pregnant; 1 in 4 aged 46-48 in the UK 'high-risk drinking'; alcohol tags in the Beating Crime Plan; Facebook to limit ads Down Under; new drinking during lockdown research; and much more alcohol news from around the world.

22nd Jul 2021

Media Monitor 22 July 2021

Media Monitor 22 July 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 22 July 2021. The news this week includes the surge in alcohol-related deaths during England's lockdown; a call from MPs for extended 'Housing First' funding; alcohol-free zones in Bristol; language and stigma; stories marking the 10 year anniversary of Amy Winehouse's tragic death; and much more alcohol news from around the world.

15th Jul 2021

Media Monitor 15 July 2021

Media Monitor 15 July 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 15 July 2021. The news this week includes a call from Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) and the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA) for mandatory labelling, as a recent YouGov poll reveals low awareness of CMOs low-risk drinking guidelines and calorie content of common drinks; research that finds that alcohol caused 740,000 cancer cases globally last year; and much more alcohol news from around the world.

8th Jul 2021

Media Monitor 8 July 2021

Media Monitor 8 July 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 8 July 2021. The news this week includes facts and figures on LGB(TQ+) people and alcohol; research that finds that early football kick-offs are linked to more alcohol abuse and violence in the home than late kick-offs; Labour MP Dan Carden openly discussing his own alcohol addiction in Parliament; and much more alcohol news from around the world.

1st Jul 2021

Media Monitor 1 July 2021

Media Monitor 1 July 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 1 July 2021. The news this week includes a call for mandatory and effective alcohol label health warnings; the 'Right to Rehab' bill proposal; evaluation of Drink Wise, Age Well; and much more alcohol news from around the world.