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12/12/2013

Report shows support for minimum alcohol pricing in the UK

Eurocare member- the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) has published an analysis of submissions to the Home Office consultation on minimum pricing that indicates public support for the policy was greater than previously thought.

10/12/2013

European alcohol strategy is still valid

We are fighting for documents. Alcohol policy documents that should become a basis for real life alcohol policies that will regulate the way alcohol is produced, sold and marketed. Also the way people should behave and act when it comes to drinking.

04/12/2013

Research shades light on how to improve alcohol consumption estimates

University of Glasgow Institute of Health and Wellbeing project explores and addresses non-response bias in health surveys with a focus on alcohol consumption.

29/11/2013

Is this still music or just marketing?

Alcohol product placement is a form of marketing that has become more and more widespread in popular music videos over the last years.

29/11/2013

Eurocare presents at the 'Sharing evidence to improve addiction prevention and harm reduction' event

This week Eurocare has presented at a workshop organised by the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) and hosted by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), in collaboration with DG JUSTICE and DG SANCO.

27/11/2013

NGO recommendations to the new EU Action Plan on Alcohol

As the international NGO that represents NGOs on Alcohol Policy across the European Union, Eurocare wishes to contribute initial ideas as the new EU Action Plan begins to be drafted.

25/11/2013

ETSC Road Safety Manifesto for the 2014 European Parliament Elections

ETSC has identified driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs as one of the four priority areas for action during the mandate of the next European Parliament.

20/11/2013

Eurocare and EPHA response to misleading industry media campaign ahead of the 13th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum

Following the news that a number of Eurocare members and EPHA partners representing young people have withdrawn from the European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF) (1), a number of inaccurate claims have been made by the alcohol industry to undermine an ambitious future EU Action Plan on alcohol-related harm and NGO commitments to achieve this.

20/11/2013

Ireland taking major steps on alcohol policies in the new Public Health Bill

Alcohol misuse in Ireland is a complex and multi-faceted problem and there is no single solution to it. While the measures put forward for inclusion in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill are by no means the perfect plan, they are broad ranging and they are also workable and achievable. They are a good start.

15/11/2013

Lithuania on its way to become one of the leading European countries in regulation of alcohol marketing

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania has prepared new amendments to the Law on Alcohol Control in October, suggesting total ban of outdoor advertising as well as advertising in all media beginning on 1st of July 2015.