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WHO Europe has released a new publication that explores the potential of imprisonment to tackle alcohol problems in prisoners.
In its ruling Court of Justice of the European Union has maintained the fines of €198 million and of €20.71 million for Heineken and Bavaria NV for their involvement in a cartel on the Dutch beer market.
The Ministry of Health in Switzerland has developed a new database of alcohol policy regulations around Europe.
The Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) has launched the calls for proposals for joint actions, operating grants, projects and conferences.
The Commission has published a flash report of the Forum meetings held 2 weeks ago in Brussels.
High alcohol content beer is prevalent throughout Europe. It is also relatively inexpensive and often packaged in ‘super-sized’ containers.
New report from the EU drugs agency describes the effects of the use of illicit drugs and psychoactive medicines amongst drivers, particularly when combined with alcohol.
Follow the link to access the Fourth Monitoring Progress Report of the European Alcohol and Health Forum.
In the Council of the European Union (Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs) Conclusions Member States have asked European Commission for new EU Alcohol Strategy.
The French government has increased tax on beer by 160%, which is a step in a right direction that will help to address alcohol related harm and improve public budget.