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Alcohol still killing 20 Scots a week

9 December 2013 Last updated at 15:51 GMT

Alcohol is still killing 20 people a week on average in Scotland despite a fall in drink-related deaths.

NHS Scotland says a further 700 people a week require hospital treatment and it is calling for more to be done to tackle the problem.

BBC Scotland's home affairs correspondent Reevel Alderson reports.

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