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Policy makers must not rely on self-regulation, but rather follow up through more statutory measures to protect the consumers.
The final report from the Alcohol Marketing Monitoring in Europe (AMMIE) project is released today. The conclusion brings important input to the discussion on self-regulation and alcohol marketing, and the research shows that the functioning of the so called self regulation of alcohol marketing does not protect young people against the exposure of alcohol commercials.
Eurocare has developed an update of overview of labeling initiatives, which was first compiled in 2009. We hope that this material will be useful for further discussions on the subject of alcohol labeling. Providing full information about the product should be an obligation to ensure consumer rights are respected by alcohol producers.
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“The take home message from this new report is that the alcohol-related burden on health in Europe is avoidable “, says Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe
“England shows willingness to address the harm caused by alcohol, and should be seen as an example for other Members States as well as the European Commission”, says Mariann Skar, Secretary General in Eurocare.
The Nordic countries are reducing the gap between the countries’ alcohol sales
Last year we have witnessed a bitter reminder of the influence of the alcohol industry over the European decision and policy makers.
New research published in Pediatrics gives us new knowledge and important insight on the link between alcohol exposure in movies and alcohol use in Europe
The Finnish Minister of Health and Social Services, Maria Guzenina-Richardson, has put forward plans to restrict alcohol marketing.