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27/09/2016

A call to free Europe’s youth from health-harmful marketing

Today, nearly 40 childrens’ rights, family, consumer, public health, alcohol control, and medical organisations launched a joint call to Members of the European Parliament for ambitious action to free Europe’s children, youth and parents from aggressive marketing of products harmful to health and future well-being.

20/09/2016

France: the alcohol industry lobby against public health

Published earlier this year by Alcoologie et Addictologie, an article written by Basset and Rigaud (2016) discusses how the lobby of the alcohol industry in France is constantly attacking public health.

20/09/2016

ESPAD Report 2015

Teenage drinking and smoking down, but concerns posed by new drugs and new addictive behaviours.

19/09/2016

RARHA - ToolKit

The WP6 is now presenting the result of their 3 years of hard work.

16/09/2016

4th EUFASD conference 2016

The European Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Alliance (EUFASD) gathered around 200 participants from 23 countries in London between 12 and 15 September.

16/09/2016

New report compares alcohol problems and welcomes policy responses in Scotland and Ireland

A new report from SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems), Alcohol Policy in Scotland and Ireland: European Trailblazers or Celtic Fringes?, compares alcohol-related problems and welcomes innovative policy responses in Ireland and Scotland, also recognising the need to work at a pan-European level.

10/09/2016

New WHO publication: Prevention of harm caused by alcohol exposure in pregnancy

The lifelong disabilities caused by exposure to alcohol in pregnancy (known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders), along with other negative effects of exposure to alcohol on the pregnancy, are an important public health concern.

09/09/2016

Too Young To Drink - supporting #FASDay

The international communication campaign to raise awareness of the risks of prenatal exposure to alcohol.

06/09/2016

EU policy makers step up discussions to tackle alcohol related harm

Today, European policymakers will discuss the importance, relevance and implementation of policy and action to reduce alcohol related harm across Europe. They will participate in a policy dialogue in the framework of the European Joint Action on reducing alcohol related harm (RARHA).

01/09/2016

Campaign for excise duty cut ignores the significant harm and costs associated with alcohol misuse in Ireland

Alcohol Action Ireland has said that the cut in excise duty sought by the alcohol industry would only serve to make the very cheapest alcohol for sale in supermarkets even cheaper and come directly at the expense of the health, wellbeing and safety of people in Ireland.

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