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Drink-related Surrey hospital admissions double

The number of people in Surrey admitted to hospital with alcohol-related illnesses has more than doubled in the last decade. Figures unveiled for Alcohol Awareness Week show there were 1,532 admissions per 100,000 people in Surrey in 2011/12 due to drinking, up from 695 in 2002/03. It is estimated that treating people for alcohol-related problems … Continue reading

Counterfeit vodka could have caused blindness

A shopkeeper who sold fake vodka that could cause drinkers to go blind has been fined £16,000. The toxic tipple was found to contain 235 times the legal level of methanol when tested in a lab. An inspection by Surrey County Council Trading Standards uncovered 14 bottles of the counterfeit Glen’s Vodka on sale at … Continue reading

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