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Changes to weekly alcohol consumption guidelines

Reduction in the number of units men should drink

Changes have been made to the Island's guidleines on weekly alcohol consumption.

The changes now advise that men can safely drink 14 units a week, down from 21.

It brings it in line with the recommended level for women, which remains unchanged.

Public Health Strategist Dawn Henley says it's too soon to say whether the Island has a particular issue with binge drinking:   

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