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The Alcohol Health Alliance (UK) welcome the progression of Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe’s private members bill on drink driving in the House of Lords.
This is a very important campaign organised by our colleagues from the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC).
Main conference: 12-14 September 2016, and training day for parents and professionals (CE accredited) on 15 September 2016
Eurocare supports the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) in its call on the European Commission to come forward with a long-awaited target to reduce serious road injuries.
Spanish researchers argue for the environmental benefits of enforcing regulations on alcohol sales and use
The Spanish scientific journal Adicciones published recently an article describing the current regulations on alcohol sales and use in the city of Barcelona and their outcomes.
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) welcomes the new alcohol guidelines issued today by the UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs), which includes guidance that men and women should drink no more than 14 units of alcohol a week to reduce the risk of harms such as cancer and liver disease.
Alcohol Action Ireland: Minimum unit pricing is a much more targeted, effective measure than excise dut
Alcohol Action Ireland has said the judgement delivered by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), issued this morning, states that minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol is not precluded by EU law if it is considered to be an appropriate and proportionate response for “the protection of human life and health”.
Scottish medical professions welcome European Court of Justice’s judgement in favour of Scotland’s alcohol minimum unit pricing (MUP) policy
Scottish health professionals have welcomed today’s judgement of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that Scotland’s Alcohol Minimum Unit Price (MUP) legislation does not per se contravene European law.
Open letter to Mr. L. Varadkar, Minister for Health of the Republic of Ireland, to congratulate on the publication of the “Public Health Alcohol Bill”
The Belgian government is to follow France with the introduction of a 0.2 g/l blood alcohol limit for young and novice drivers as well requiring alcohol interlocks for vehicles used in public transport.