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Monday, February 6, 2012

Government alcohol ad 'scaremongering'

New UK government guidelines warning that drinking two large glasses of wine a day triples the risk of mouth cancer are 'scaremongering’' an influential alcohol lobby group claims.

A TV advert launched yesterday claims that regularly drinking around two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triple the risk of developing mouth cancer and double the risk of developing high blood pressure.

In the advert cartoon figures (pictured) swig wine and beer while a voiceover warns, ‘apparently two large glasses of wine or more a day could make me three times more likely to get mouth cancer.’ > > > > Read More