Category Archives: Global Perspective

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/ 0 comments

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/ 0 comments

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/ 0 comments

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/ 0 comments

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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