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European press reports: hangover costs €155.8 billion a year

Euractiv has reported on the cost of alcohol to the society and the lack of action from the EU to reduce it.


European Commission sheds more light on TTIP but is it doing enough?

Undoubtedly, one of the most contentious topics in the New Year (2015) will be the currently negotiated Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).


The Health Effects of Moderate Alcohol Consumption

A new report from IOGT-NTO and the Swedish Society of Medicine examines the scientific evidence regarding the health effects of moderate alcohol consumption.


Associació Rauxa Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

The alcohol treatment charity from Spain celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. It has now released a video to commemorate the event.


Alcohol Harm Reduction: Corporate Capture of a Key Concept

A new study released this week demonstrates how the alcohol industry has used the idea of “harm reduction” to counter effective evidence-based policies.


An Exchange of Letters Between Eurocare and the FIA

Jean Todt, President of the FIA, has responded to Eurocare’s open letter to address the problem of alcohol sponsorship in Formula One.


“Alkohol og Samfund” Wins a National Public Health Prize

Dansk Selskab for Folkesundhed (The Danish Society for Public Health) has awarded its Public Health Prize for 2014 to Eurocare member Alkohol og Samfund (Alcohol and Society).


EP Roundtable – The EU Alcohol Strategy: Act Now!

A breakfast meeting featuring Commissioner Andriukaitis was held in the European Parliament (Strasbourg) on the 25th November 2014.


Alcohol Awareness Week 2014

The Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (AWARH) 2014 took place 24-28 November, with events taking place throughout the week.


Eurocare is launching a new Call for a Comprehensive Alcohol Policy Strategy in the European Union

In connection with the 6th European Alcohol Policy Conference (6EAPC) Eurocare is launching a new Call for a Comprehensive Alcohol Policy Strategy in the European Union.