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UK - Coalition of health organisations outlines series of effective measures to reduce £55bn annual cost of alcohol misuse (1.3.13)

Doctors' leaders want tough action to limit the sale and promotion of alcohol, including cigarette-style graphic warnings and an end to drinks firms sponsoring sport, to tackle the growing toll of drink-related problems.

A coalition of medical organisations, including those representing GPs, A&E doctors and surgeons, urges ministers in a new report to implement an array of measures to reduce the £55bn annual cost of alcohol misuse.