'Super-strength alcohol killing more homeless people than crack and heroin'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Communities, Health, Housing, Regulation

Government moves to impose a minimum cost per unit of alcohol have been backed by a homelessness charity that has campaigned against super-strength drinks - which it claims kill more homeless people than crack and heroin. Thames Reach, which runs street outreach services and a variety of supported housing projects in London, has urged the Government to increase the price of strong alcoholic drinks and has also called for drink companies to self-regulate. The charity's chief executive, Jeremy Swain, po...

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