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Changing Scotland’s Relationship with Alcohol: A Framework for Action

The Scottish Government Country Resources Substance Abuse Strategies and Plans Scotland 1 January 2009 Policy document alcohol, prevention

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This Framework for Action outlines the actions which the government will be taking forward to rebalance Scotland’s relationship with alcohol. Some are specific legislative measures designed to effect change in the short term. Many others focus on creating cultural change over a much
longer period. The health service, local government, the alcohol industry, the police and the
third sector have been assigned crucial parts to play in helping to develop and implement what has been termed a rolling programme of work over following years after the plan was published.


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