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More promotions guidance call over alcohol in Aberdeen

An Aberdeen councillor hopes the Scottish government can provide more guidance on how to handle rogue alcohol promotions.

Scottish licensing laws were changed last year in a bid to discourage binge-drinking.

Bill Cormie told BBC Scotland reports have been received that some city nightclubs are using social networking sites to advertise 24-hour-only offers.

He wants to clarify exactly what constitutes irresponsible promotions.

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