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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.
On July 6 the European parliament adopted the compromise with the Council on the proposal for a regulation on the provision of food information to consumers with 606 votes in favour, 46 against and 26 abstentions.
The Association for Health Lifestyles in Finland has launched an original campaign to protect minors from “lifestyle” advertising of alcohol products.
Eurocare (European Alcohol Policy Alliance) is extremely disappointed with the shape of the Food Information to Consumers legislation which exempts alcoholic beverages from obligation to list its content.
Civil society and public health organisations in Lithuania are asking help from international institutions and NGO-s to stress the evidence base for advertising ban in reducing alcohol consumption among young people.
Eurocare and 50 other organisations have voiced their concerns about the lack of clarity regarding the role of the private sector at the Civil Society Interactive Hearing in New York (16 June) and UN High Level Meeting (September).
Dear Eurocare members,
As those of you who were present at the General Assembly already know, I have resigned from the position as Eurocare’s President.
The European Union is the heaviest drinking region in the world. Therefore, in Europe we suffer from the highest alcohol related problems. It is estimated that 58 million adults in the EU drink at risky levels, and 23 million are alcohol addicted.
7 June 2011. Now available the summary report and presentations from the 8th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action that took place in Luxembourg on 01-02 March 2011.