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Labour and the Politics of Alcohol: The Decline of a Cause

A paper recently produced by Peter Catterall from the University of Westminster explores the role of alcohol in the British labour movement.


The AWARH Website is Now Live

The official website for the Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (AWARH) has now been launched in anticipation to the week held from the 24th to the 28th November 2014.


World Cup 2014 Alcohol Marketing Reached Millions of Children

In a report released last week, Alcohol Concern urges the UK government to consider whether the harms outweigh the benefits of alcohol marketing in sport.


Nalmefene is No Miracle Cure for Those Negatively Affected by Alcohol

A pill designed to reduce alcohol consumption among problem drinkers looks set to be made available to NHS patients in England and Wales, however concerns remain about its use.


ECJ Asks for Submissions on Scotland’s Plan for MUP

The Scottish government’s campaign to introduce a minimum price on a unit of alcohol is entering a new phase as the European Court of Justice seeks submissions.


CNAPA: The Minutes and Next Meeting’s Agenda

The minutes from the 14th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA) have been released, and the agenda for 7-8 October is now available


Eurocare Speak at Belgian Conference

The Belgian Conference which took place on Friday 26th September, titled “The Supply of Alcohol and Social Consequences”, featured Eurocare’s very own Secretary General, Mariann Skar.


New Action Plan on Youth Drinking and on Heavy Episodic Drinking (Binge Drinking)

The Action Plan, which focuses on the prevention of alcohol related harm in the fields of youth drinking and heavy episodic drinking, has been endorsed by the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA).


IAS Report Highlights Harmful Link Between Alcohol, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

Raising the price of alcohol and improved training for law enforcement agencies will help tackle alcohol related violence and domestic abuse, claims a report published by the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) yesterday.


Launch of the Official RARHA Website

RARHA, Joint Action on Reducing Alcohol Related Harm, is a Member States initiative launched this year with support from the European Community and the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA).