David Cameron wants to tackle the scandal of public drunkenness and alcohol abuse.
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Alcohol abuse: PM urges responsible drinking

Prime Minister David Cameron is calling for bars, supermarkets and the drinks industry to do more to help ensure responsible drinking.

He wants to tackle what he calls the "scandal" of public drunkenness and alcohol abuse, which costs the NHS nearly £3bn a year.

Some health groups say the problem can only be tackled with a ban on cheap drink, as Chris Buckler reports.

  • 15 Feb 2012
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