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Norway is waiting for EU to introduce labelling of alcohol

Eurocare and Actis disappointed over the decision from the Norwegian Parliament


Plans to put existing code of conduct on sport’s sponsorship on a statutory footing weaken the new Irsish Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

Eurocare and its Irish member Alcohol Action Ireland are disapointed over the lack of commitment on regulation of sport sponsorship.


Children of Alcoholics Week 2015 (8-14th of February 2015)

Between 8th and 14th of February, Active – Sobriety, Friendship and Peace and its member organizations are going to mark the Children of Alcoholics week.


TTIP and alcohol

This week 8th round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations take place in Brussels between the EU and US on the trade deal ’like no other’. However, impact on health and consequences it might have for national governments are still unclear.


Alcohol&Society (Denmark) focusing on online marketing

Alcohol&Society, Eurocare’s Danish member organisation, has been following alcohol marketing closely. In this article, they report on their latest development.


Alcohol can cause cancer- limit your intake

As we celebrate the World Cancer Day (4th February) and the achievements which have been accomplished in the area of cancer prevention, we need to remember about the less known causes of cancer such as alcohol consumption.


European Parliament wants more action on alcohol

The members of the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) on Thursday (29 January) voted on a draft motion for a resolution on the EU's alcohol strategy.


Call for Papers: Alcohol’s harm to others –perceptions, policies and approaches

An international research conference Alcohol’s harm to others – perceptions, policies and approaches will be held in Helsinki, Finland 14th-17th September 2015.


Alcohol ads are linked to teen binge drinking

Young people who are more receptive to alcohol ads on TV may be at higher risk of problem drinking over the next few years, according to Huffpost and Reuters Health.


Eurocare participates in RARHA meetings in Dublin

Joint Action on Reducing Alcohol Related Harm (RARHA) is holding meetings in Dublin this week.