Press Releases

Police Chief calls on industry and public health to build trust and work in partnership to tackle harm

15/03/2019

The inaugural Local Alcohol Partnerships North East regional best practice and networking seminar took place on Wednesday 13 March at the Sage Gateshead. Supported by the Portman Group, it b... Read more

Zymurgorium Forced Darkeside Rhubarb Gin Liqueur, Flamingo Tears and Pixie Tears complaints not upheld

14/03/2019

A complaint about Zymurgorium Forced Darkeside Rhubarb Gin Liqueur and two Firebox products, Pixie Tears Gin and Flamingo Tears Gin has not been upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel. Read more

REVISED CODE TARGETS OFFENSIVE MARKETING AND SETS IMMODERATE CONSUMPTION DEFINITION

04/03/2019

The Portman Group has launched the sixth edition of the Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic Drinks following a widescale consultation to keep it fit-for-purp... Read more

Partnership working key to a safer and healthier night time economy across the South West

18/02/2019

Plymouth was the location for the first South West regional seminar exploring and sharing best practice around how to keep the region’s night time economy safer last week. Read more

New research shows that 76% of people are now drinking at, or below, low risk levels.

22/01/2019

22nd January 2019 New figures released by alcohol social responsibility body the Portman Group show that a large majority of people either don’t drink alcohol, or drink within the current lo... Read more

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