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Eurocare meets EU Health Commissioner

Eurocare met with Commissioner Tonio Borg on 16 May for an exchange of views and expressed their support for renewed efforts at EU level to target alcohol problems in Europe.


Calls for a new and stronger EU Alcohol Strategy

Today representatives of the European Parliament, European Commission and WHO, along with leading academics and public health organisations, have renewed their support for strong measures to tackle alcohol problems in Europe and have called for a new and stronger EU Alcohol Strategy.


Today starts the first European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm

A group of organisations have come together to raise awareness among EU policy makers of the harms caused by alcohol.


Commissioner Borg on alcohol minimum pricing 'happy to learn that litigation has failed'

On May 7, the ENVI Committee held an exchange of views as part of the structured dialogue with Commissioner Tonio Borg


Successful court judgement on Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol in Scotland

The Court of Session, Scotland's supreme civil court, has ruled in favour of the legality of the Scottish government's plans to introduce minimum pricing per unit of alcohol.


Minimum pricing will bring “substantial health and social benefits” says new IAS report

A new report published today by IAS summarises the latest evidence on minimum pricing and rebuts some common criticisms (often from vested interest groups) of the policy.


European Alcohol and Health Forum (April 25 2013) - Flash report and presentations

Please follow the link to the Flash Report and presentations delivered during the 12th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum held in Brussels on April 25 2013.


Turkish Green Crescent host Global Alcohol Policy Symposium

Around 1,200 health experts representing 45 countries gathered last week in Istanbul at an international symposium on alcohol policy.


Inventive, ubiquitous, intrusive…. Heineken’s new social media strategy

Brewer steps up mobile focus to drive more fan engagement from social media marketing.


Study reveals alcohol industry tactics to influence alcohol policy reform in Scotland

New report reveals alcohol industry ignored, misrepresented and undermined scientific evidence in submissions to the Scottish Government's 2008 consultation