In the Media

Binge-drinking plans 'not enough'

PUBLISHED March 16, 2004

Moves to tackle the UK's binge-drinking culture have been criticised by doctors and charities for not going far enough.

This follows the release on Monday of a new government strategy to deal with the rising costs of alcohol-related crime, disorder and illness.
The British Medical Association called for "concrete action" rather than pilot schemes to tackle the crisis of rising liver disease in young people.