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Summary published of the 14th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum

European Commission published full report and presentations of the latest European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF), which took place on the beginning of April.


More information on alcohol labels? Yes, but not in the EU

Over the years Eurocare has been advocating for better labelling across the EU, which would allow consumers make informed and healthy choices.


Will TTIP stop European countries from adopting alcohol policies in the future?

Eurocare submitted its response to the European Commission consultation on the controversial ISDS mechanism in TTIP.


Lithuania tightening their drink driving regulations

On 26th June 2014 Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania adopted new amendments on Republic of Lithuania Law on Road Traffic Safety that has tightened drunk driving regulations.


EU wasting tax payers money in wine subsidies?

For years Eurocare has questioned the use of CAP money for the promotion of wine and especially funding of the Wine in Moderation and similar programmes.


Finland's planned Alcohol Act postponed indefinitely

Kristiina Hannula from EHYT ry, the Finnish Eurocare member, sees the latest development as steps in the wrong direction. “We are very disappointed on the recent decision to not finalize the started process of the alcohol act".


EU Strategy Framework on Health and Safety at Work

The strategy does not recognise key risk factors such as alcohol


Alcohol price levels highest in the north of Europe

Last week (19th June) Eurostat has realised the consumer price level for 2013.


What’s not on the bottle? Alcohol labels lacking behind

This month Eurocare had the pleasure to present its work and findings on the labelling of alcoholic beverages at the Kettil Bruun Society 40th Annual Meeting in Torino, Italy.


Regulation of alcohol marketing in Latvia

Eurocare supports Latvia's draft legislation on alcohol marketing