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NGOs call for a comprehensive Alcohol Policy Strategy in the European Union 2013-2020

88 NGOs at both European and Member States level are calling for a comprehensive Alcohol Policy Strategy in the European Union 2013-2020.


New research on breast cancer and moderate alcohol consumption

Low or moderate alcohol consumption increases the risk of breast cancer by 15%


Eurocare supports the intended implementation to ban alcohol advertisement in Lithuania

Lithuania is experiencing an interesting and critical phase in its way towards an intended ban on alcohol advertisement from January 2012


The Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN) is calling for a new European Alcohol Strategy

NordAN met in Vilnius, Lithuania, and its annual Assembly states: “The NordAN alcohol policy network urges European governments to renew the strategy and plan for a new evidence based strategy”


Commissioner Dalli: “The time for stepping up action is now. I invite you to meet the challenge”

In his speech to the European Alcohol and Health Forum, Commissioner for DG Health and Consumers, Mr John Dalli highlighted that Alcohol Strategy is an important part of the European Commission’s work.


NCDs high on the agenda in the European Parliament

Alcohol is one of the top four risk causes and need to be acknowledged and get the needed attention


Conclusions from the European Expert Conference on Alcohol (MEDUSA)

Eurocare met alcohol policy community at the European Expert Conference on alcohol in Poznan 11-12 October 2011.


A change in bar closing time with 1 hour leads to a 17% decrease in violence

The Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research presents findings and conclusions from research on the relation between bar closing hours and violence.


The European Parliament calls for alcolocks and harmonised alcohol blood limit

Eurocare welcomes the new report from the Parliament, calling for better European legislation on road safety


Multimillion-dollar marketing deal between Diageo and Facebook

Facebook and Diageo have agreed on a multimillion-dollar deal, which will fuel the under-age drinking epidemic by increasing the numbers of young people exposed to alcohol marketing according to health experts.