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Eurocare publishes second library of alcohol health warning labels

It is Eurocare’s wish that this proposal will serve as a starting point for much needed discussion around labelling of alcoholic beverages in the European Union (EU).


Alcohol charity launches

A new website to assist people seeking help and support in relation to alcohol-related issues has been launched in Ireland.


NEW: Guidelines to develop healthier and safer nightlife environments

The European Club Health project has produced a series of resources to support local, national and European policymakers and practitioners develop healthier and safer nightlife environments.


A paradox: European law invoked to frustrate alcohol policy

European law is being invoked to defeat alcohol harm reduction strategies. This is a paradox, since the wellbeing of the population and the promotion of public health are primary objectives in the European treaties in their modern form.


The WHO 2012 European health report confirms alcohol as 1 of the 2 main risk factors in Europe

Consumption of alcohol across European population remains dangerously high, in spite of the knowledge how to tackle it.


UK: David Cameron reportedly abandons plans for minimum alcohol price

Sources have confirmed that David Cameron has bowed to pressure from the Treasury and abandoned his plans for a minimum alcohol price.


European Parliament votes in favour of wine quotas till 2030

The EP has disappointingly sided with the wine industry by maintaining the planting quotas on wine production until 2030.


Italy leading the way on preventing alcohol related harm in sports

Tonight in the European League Inter Milan is playing with the UK based Tottenham; the match will take place in an alcohol free environment.


Eurocare responds to Revised Draft Global Action Plan for the prevention and control of NCDs 2013 – 2020

Eurocare strongly supports World Health Organisation’s (WHO) efforts to tackle the global threat to health due to Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and has actively participated in the ongoing consultation process.


Scientists hit back at drinks industry criticisms of research on minimum pricing

Scientists have today spoken out against criticisms from the drinks industry of research on the effects of minimum pricing.