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Issue 8, 2013 (2 July)



Status report on alcohol and health in 35 European countries 2013

13 June 2013. WHO Europe has realeased a new report with up to date information from 35 European Countries on alcohol consumption and related harm, and countries policy responses

News from Eurocare


Eurocare present at the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion

Nearly 900 delegates from all over the world discussed during five days how political decisions on health are implemented into practical actions in the WHO 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Helsinki from 10 to 14 June.


Institute of Alcohol Studies launch new website & latest Alcohol Alert

The Institure of Alcohol Studies (IAS) has launched a new website and twitter account to support its aim of 'advocating for the use of scientific evidence in policy-making to reduce alcohol-related harm'.

News from the EU


MEPs call on the European Commission to protect minors from alcohol advertising

In its May Plenary session the European Parliament voted on the report examining the implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) -Piotr Borys (PL, EPP; own initiative report (2012/21329INI)).


Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action, Luxembourg, May 22 2013 - Presentations

Please follow the link to the presentations delivered during the 11th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action held in Luxembourg on May 22 2013.

Research, Reports and Projects


Alcohol industry should stick to the facts says charity calling for major shake up of alcohol advertising

Alcohol Concern UK has just published a new report Stick to the Facts calling for a major shake up of the regulation framework to achieve a better balance between public health concerns and commercial freedoms

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