This week: Brits want alcohol-protected policy; CBT may help people with alcohol afflicted people sleep; Court ruling undermines Swedish alcohol monopoly
Seven in ten Brits want government policy to be protected from alcohol industry interference and a majority want a ban on alcohol advertising, says a survey for the Alcohol Health Alliance which launched its manifesto in Parliament this week.
“Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an effective first-line treatment for insomnia among individuals with alcohol use disorder, regardless of abstinence from alcohol.”
“Our research confirms that substance use induces long-lasting changes in the inhibitory communication between dMSNs and CINs [neurons], consequently dampening cognitive flexibility.”
“Sweden’s Supreme Court on Friday said a Danish online wine retailer has the right to sell directly to Swedish households and businesses, in a ruling that could challenge the Nordic state’s alcohol retail monopoly.”
“The percentage of [Kenyan] men who consume alcohol every day or almost every day decreases from 19% among men in the lowest quintile to 9% among those in the highest wealth quintile.”