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Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) an alliance of medical professionals hosted a conference in Edinburgh on vested commercial interests in the food, tobacco and alcohol industry.
More than 500 public health professionals, health scientists and NGO representatives from 60 countries have signed a joint Statement of Concern about the activities of the global alcohol producers.
The Scottish government has just released a paper setting out the case for Minimum Unit Pricing in response to the European Commission and other European countries that have questioned the compatibility of MUP with EU Law and the free movement of goods.
EUCAM has published a new factsheet exposing the flaws of the advertising self-regulatory system
The government is preparing measures, including setting minimum pricing, to tackle alcohol problems in Ireland.
A new report from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) has found that hospital admissions for alcohol-related cancer in England have jumped 28% in just eight years.
It is Eurocare’s wish that this proposal will serve as a starting point for much needed discussion around labelling of alcoholic beverages in the European Union (EU).
A new website to assist people seeking help and support in relation to alcohol-related issues has been launched in Ireland.
The European Club Health project has produced a series of resources to support local, national and European policymakers and practitioners develop healthier and safer nightlife environments.
European law is being invoked to defeat alcohol harm reduction strategies. This is a paradox, since the wellbeing of the population and the promotion of public health are primary objectives in the European treaties in their modern form.