Tougher measures are needed to tackle high rates of alcohol consumption in the UK, international experts say.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development review of the 34 wealthiest countries found average annual consumption of pure alcohol was 10.6 litres per person – equal to 115 bottles of wine.
That represents a rise from under 10 litres in the early 1990s.
Researchers said the trend contrasted with falls in other nations.
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