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Monday, March 28, 2011

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Alcohol in moderation is enjoyable and government should stop supermarkets from selling it under cost price, because this is in my opinion the reason why people drink more than they should

As a Bristol alcohol delivery company we view all aspects of the drinking culture and everything has health risks, social drinking or binge drinking in moderation is fine but where is the line that is overstepped. Thanks for the review, very interesting indeed.

Alcohol in moderation is healthy. Just don’t step over the line, or else you’ll cause more health risks. A drink or two a day can give you that health boost you need. Even if it’s a glass of red wine or an ice-cold beer, you can be sure you’re getting the benefits you deserve.

alcohol policy and influences from the media is overrated. Alcohol prevention should start from one individual to another. However, the government should also take part in this by regulating laws such as bar attendants/waiters bar owner and those who are related to alcohol should have a RSA certificate.

I think you are being too forgiving of those advocates/researchers who overstate the negative and ignore the positive. They also have a financial and career interest in maintaining the public's fear and misunderstanding, and hence research grants, just as the industry has an interest in downplaying how bad the abuse is. Self-interest is self-interest, no matter what they tell themselves.

Yes, they are trying to fight a very serious social issue, but they are also deliberately misleading the public.

The negative news certainly gets the media's attention, but the public balances that against their own recent experience and knowledge, and that may not gel with the advocates' picture.

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