Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame?

Inno-admin/ November 12, 2018/ alcohol licensing, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol research, alcohol-related hospital admission, Global Perspective, UK

Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame? Higher hospital admissions rates in the UK could be linked to alcohol vendors, according to a recently released study conducted by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). Alcohol-Related Hospital Admissions Linked to Alcohol Vendors The study, funded by Alcohol Research UK, is the largest of its kind worldwide

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UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes

Inno-admin/ August 2, 2018/ alcohol-involved crime, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, Global Perspective, Monitoring & Technology, pilot programs, UK

UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes According to a recent bulletin from the Office for National Statistics, about 29.2 million adults in England drank alcohol in 2017, with 28.7% of men and 25.6% of women admitting to binge drinking on their heaviest drinking day. Not only are frequent visits to the pub commonplace in the

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Canada: “Reasonable Suspicion” Not Needed for DUI Breath Tests

Inno-admin/ June 7, 2017/ alcohol breath test, drunk driving, dui, dui tactics, First-time DUI Offenders, Global Perspective, ignition interlock, impaired driving, reasonable suspicion

Starting next year, drivers in Canada could be required to take alcohol breath tests regardless of whether officers have a “reasonable suspicion” that they are driving under the influence of alcohol. Currently, during a DUI checkpoint or DUI stops, Canadian police ask questions and engage drivers in a conversation to look for signs of impairment. If those signs exist, they can ask a driver to

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UK Sees Shift in Alcohol Crimes with Around-the-Clock Drinking

Inno-admin/ May 17, 2017/ alcohol crimes, alcohol misuse, alcohol-fueled offenses, binge drinking, drinking alcohol problems, Global Perspective, last call hours, Police Superintendents’ Association

In 2005, the U.K. started allowing pubs to extend how late they can serve alcohol—including the possibility to serve 24 hours a day—and the country’s Police Superintendents’ Association (PSA) says the change has led to an increase in alcohol-related crime during early morning hours. Calls to modernize alcohol service Prior to Britain’s updated licensing laws, 11 p.m. signaled last call

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