Chief Medical Officer scaremongering with new alcohol guidelines

Chris Snowdon appears on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, appeared on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme to discuss the updated alcohol guidelines released today. 

In the interview Chris argues that this new report is purely focused on the risk of cancer and ignores the fact that there are numerous proven studies which show moderate drinkers have lower rates of heart disease and stroke. This is another example of nanny state intervention which will only serve to revive the moral panic about drinking in Britain. 

You can listen to the full interview here. Chris's segment begins at 01:12:49

 

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