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Police and partners have launched a campaign to stop the sale of
super strength alcohol from off-licence premises in
Forty per cent of violent crime in Ipswich in 2012/2013 was alcohol-related, and 37% of violent crime in Suffolk was alcohol-related.
The consumption of super strength alcohol is often linked to Anti-social Behaviour, particularly anti-social drinking in public places.
Super-strength alcohol can have a serious effect on your health - that’s the message from NHS Suffolk as it supports the campaign to stop the sale of super-strength alcohol in off-licenses in Ipswich.
Off-licence owners in Ipswich are being called upon to become ‘superheroes’ of Ipswich and go ‘super strength free’.
Ipswich Borough Council is responsible for issuing licences for the sale of alcohol and is joint founder of 'Reducing the Strength'.
At her lowest point, Lisa was drinking around three litres of super strength cider every day, now she has turned her life around.
At the year anniversary of the ‘Reducing the Strength’ Campaign, figures and feedback were analysed, which revealed that it is having a positive effect on the town.
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