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This page contains news items about updates and initiatives on safer drinking vessels as well as relevant general news from the press.

'Horrific' injuries caused by glass attack

Newcastle Crown court has sentenced Steven Waters to seven-and-a-half years in prison, with another three years to be served on licence, after he admitted wounding with intent, dangerous driving and driving with excess alcohol. Adam Johnson suffered horrific injuries after his face, neck and arms were slashed by Waters using a broken piece of glass or bottle.

Police officer jailed for wedding glass attack

A police officer who split a man's eyeball in two after hurling a glass in his face at a wedding has been jailed for three years and nine months. Constable Christopher Kelly, 28, smashed a tumbler into Michael Ijomanta's face, leaving him with horrific injuries and blind in one eye.

Three year prison sentence for glass attack in Camden Town

Blackfriars Crown Court has sentenced Tony Marks, 40, to three years behind bars after he smashed a pint glass into a man’s face outside the Camden Head in Camden High Street following an argument in June last year.

Man glassed at Rockdale hotel

New South Wales police are appealing for information after a man was glassed in the face at a hotel in Rockdale. The 28-year-old man became involved in a verbal altercation and a man rammed a schooner glass into his face.

Man sought over Sydney glassing

A man has been treated in hospital after being glassed in the face during an argument in Sydney's south.