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Today Members of the European Parliament from various political groups, along with representatives of governments, leading academics and public health organisations, have renewed their support for strong measures to bring down the current high rate of alcohol misuse in Europe.
A new article shows the effectivess of minimum pricing in lowering alcohol attributable hospital admissions.
The Turkish Green Crescent Society will hold the first symposium on alcohol policies in Turkey with the World Health Organization. Margaret Chan, will be a guest speaker.
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) an alliance of medical professionals hosted a conference in Edinburgh on vested commercial interests in the food, tobacco and alcohol industry.
More than 500 public health professionals, health scientists and NGO representatives from 60 countries have signed a joint Statement of Concern about the activities of the global alcohol producers.
The Scottish government has just released a paper setting out the case for Minimum Unit Pricing in response to the European Commission and other European countries that have questioned the compatibility of MUP with EU Law and the free movement of goods.
EUCAM has published a new factsheet exposing the flaws of the advertising self-regulatory system
The government is preparing measures, including setting minimum pricing, to tackle alcohol problems in Ireland.
A new report from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) has found that hospital admissions for alcohol-related cancer in England have jumped 28% in just eight years.
It is Eurocare’s wish that this proposal will serve as a starting point for much needed discussion around labelling of alcoholic beverages in the European Union (EU).