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02/07/2013

CAP deal agreed- EU continues to support vine and hop planting

The future Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) will eliminate the current system of vine-planting rights till the end of 2015 and introduce new one in 2016.

24/06/2013

Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action, Luxembourg, May 22 2013 - Presentations

Please follow the link to the presentations delivered during the 11th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action held in Luxembourg on May 22 2013.

14/06/2013

Eurocare present at the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion

Nearly 900 delegates from all over the world discussed during five days how political decisions on health are implemented into practical actions in the WHO 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Helsinki from 10 to 14 June.

13/06/2013

Status report on alcohol and health in 35 European countries 2013

WHO Europe has today realeased a new report with up to date information from 35 European Countries on alcohol consumption and related harm, and countries policy responses

12/06/2013

MEPs call on the European Commission to protect minors from alcohol advertising

In its May Plenary session the European Parliament voted on the report examining the implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) -Piotr Borys (PL, EPP; own initiative report (2012/21329INI)).

12/06/2013

Alcohol industry should stick to the facts says charity calling for major shake up of alcohol advertising

Alcohol Concern UK has just published a new report Stick to the Facts calling for a major shake up of the regulation framework to achieve a better balance between public health concerns and commercial freedoms

12/06/2013

Total crackdown on online alcohol promotion in France, health lobby report will recommend

A recent report in France has called for stricter regulation of on-line alcohol advertising.

29/05/2013

Alcohol causes cancer- health experts call on increased actions

Today in Dublin health experts from across Europe have gathered at the Conference for the European Week against Cancer.

27/05/2013

More alcohol product placements in youth-rated movies

A new study finds alcohol brand placement was found increasingly in movies rated for youth as young as 13 years despite the industry's intent to avoid marketing to underage persons.

24/05/2013

Turkish government passes legislation to ban advertising

The Turkish Parliament passed legislation on Friday to ban advertising of alcohol.