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BBC Documentary on Alcohol

In a four program series the BBC World Service focused on the global aspects of alcohol. The four programmes are availabel for listening or download from the BBC World Service.

2006-05-29

Says BBC web site about the Alcohol documentaries: "Alcohol is a drug that has been around for thousands of years - and enjoyed by hundreds of millions of people - but attitudes to how it is used are changing, particularly amongst the young." In a major series on the BBC World Service they investigate alcohol.

The four programmes are:

PART ONE
New generation - Youth binge drinking and the damage to their health

PART TWO
Big business - Alcohol is a multi-billion dollar business hungry for new markets

PART THREE
A drink that can kill - Nigel Wrench goes on the trail of an illegal drink made in the slums of Nairobi

PART FOUR
Alcohol and Health - Is alcohol posing a threat as the next global health crisis?

Check out the programmes on BBC News Documentary Archives.

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