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Estonia reviews its alcohol policy and is aiming for a alcohol consumption below eight litres per person per year.
Eurocare warmly welcomes the resolution titled “Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases”
A new action plan to reduce the harmful use of alcohol was adopted at the WHO European Region meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan from 12 to 15 September 2011.
Source: Estonian Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition
Estonian Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition (ETACC) sent an open letter to Lithuanian President, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Seimas members to express support for the preservation of the ban on alcohol advertising
Today, MEPs together with Mr John Dalli, the Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, discussed different ways to protect unborn babies from the negative effects of alcohol at the EU level.
Source: Alcohol Concern
A new report by Alcohol Concern looks at how children and young people are at risk of being exposed to alcohol marketing and pro-drinking messages via the internet.
The United Nations General Assembly is convening a High-level Meeting on the Prevention and Control Noncommunicable Diseases, which presents a unique opportunity for the international community to take action against the epidemic, save millions of lives and enhance development initiatives.
Over the past couple of weeks there have been discussions in Australia about placing health warning messages on alcoholic beverages.
AAI invites tenders to conduct research to measure young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing in Ireland
To date, there has been no baseline measurement of young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing. This research will establish such a baseline.
Source: Alcohol Action Ireland
Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has said new figures which show that alcoholic liver disease deaths are on the rise among young drinkers is a wake-up call to the health crisis being caused by our high drinking rates.