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DG SANCO has released the report that assesses the EU Alcohol Strategy.
At this final project conference EWA will present the core messages from the tool kit and will promote understanding of how better to implement effective actions on alcohol and heavy drinking; and, it will identify the pitfalls to avoid.
Alcohol adverts will now have to carry warnings in size of minimum 10% of the whole advertisement
Britain’s Government has yesterday announced that it will not be taking forward proposals to introduce MUP at this time, but it would be legislating to ban sales below the cost of duty plus VAT.
Labour’s spokesperson on health in Europe, MEP Glenis Willmott, has called for European rules on food labelling to be extended to alcoholic drinks.
The Danish government cut the beer tax by 15% on the 1 July and made alcohol more affordable for not only its own population, but also the neighboring countries like Sweden and Norway (that have higher taxes).
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.
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.
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.