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Alcohol awareness and the ‘demon drink’ | Letters

Leigh Lewis and Paul Wallace defend Drinkaware’s website information, John Porter points out that the Institute of Alcohol Studies is funded by an organisation with its roots in the temperance movement, and David Smyth wonders why, if alcohol consumption is linked so strongly to cancers, do mortality rates not reflect this The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s report covered in your article (Alcohol firms ‘distorting link with cancer’, 8 September) contains serious allegations about the quality and purpose of the information that Drinkaware provides on cancer and alcohol which we entirely reject.
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