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# Alcohol

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More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis
WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking
Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge
Ministers to put 'pressure' on NI Executive to follow suit with minimum unit pricing for alcohol
Minimum unit pricing for alcohol approved by Cabinet - but it won't kick in until January 2022
Poll: Would you travel to the North to buy cheaper drink?
Poll: Have you drunk more, or less, during the pandemic?
People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year
Poll: Are you trying to drink less alcohol this year?
Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests
Welsh politicians 'caught drinking wine' in tea room of country's parliament days after a pub alcohol ban
Poll: Should the sale of alcohol be banned after a certain time of day?
You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today
Government to examine reducing times for alcohol sales - Tánaiste
'Fully-equipped bar' and 'significant amount of alcohol' found at suspected shebeen in Westport
Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?
Suspected Kildare shebeen complete with bar taps, pool table and log fire discovered on NYE
South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million
Quiz: How much do you know about pints?
Vintners call for minimum unit pricing on off-licence sales 'to curb house party outbreaks'
Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?
Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely
Over half of people have been drinking more frequently during the pandemic, new survey finds
More than a quarter of over-65s at risk of harm from mixing alcohol and medication
Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says
Pricing survey finds weekly alcohol limit can be reached for under €8
Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019
7,500 cases of problem alcohol use were treated in Ireland last year, with an increase in cases involving cocaine
Many Irish people 'may be in denial' about the amount of alcohol they drink
'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising
Revenue seize drugs and alcohol worth almost half a million euro
FSAI issues guidance on gin production following concerns that 'fake gin' is being sold
Two-thirds of men turn to alcohol to combat loneliness and boredom during Covid-19 pandemic
500 sting operations carried out in two years at licensed premises to see if they'd sell to under-18s
'Two or three glasses is not against the law': It's not illegal to drink in public places, Taoiseach tells Dáil
Over half of Irish people say they drink alcohol more frequently since Covid-19 restrictions brought in
Poll: Do you support minimum alcohol pricing in Ireland?
Covid restrictions make the argument not to bring in minimum alcohol pricing 'even more tenuous'
'Addiction doesn't stop during a pandemic, it gets worse': Methadone waiting lists virtually eliminated amid overdose fears
Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza