People have been urged to think twice before buying booze-fuelled gifts this Christmas.
The reduced drink-drive limit in Scotland has had no impact on cutting road accidents, a new study has found.
Police are searching for two men who stole alcohol worth a six-figure sum from a haulage firm in Renfrewshire.
Ministers are pledging to take an “innovative” approach to tackling drug and alcohol addiction in Scotland, even if it makes some people “uncomfortable”.
More than 23,000 Scots were taken to hospital because of their drinking last year, with people from the most deprived areas seven times more likely to need help than those in the most affluent.
Minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol should be implemented in all parts of the UK and extended across Europe, a health expert has suggested.
A new study suggests people living in cold climates with less sunlight are more likely to drink heavily.
Round-the-clock drinking in airport bars could be scrapped as part of a crackdown on drunken behaviour by travellers.
Professional optimism across public services to emphasise the ability of people to recover from drink problems is needed to help cut Scotland’s alcohol death toll, a report has found.
Driver caught behind the wheel so drunk he couldn’t stand up – after attending Tayside alcohol meeting
A motorist who drove home from an alcohol counselling meeting while he was seven times over the limit has been jailed for eight months.