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IAS Report Highlights Harmful Link Between Alcohol, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

Raising the price of alcohol and improved training for law enforcement agencies will help tackle alcohol related violence and domestic abuse, claims a report published by the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) yesterday.


Launch of the Official RARHA Website

RARHA, Joint Action on Reducing Alcohol Related Harm, is a Member States initiative launched this year with support from the European Community and the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA).


European Alcohol Policy Alliance welcomes Commissioner-Designate Vytenis Andriukaitis

European Alcohol Policy Alliance congratulates Commissioner-Designate for the Health Policy and Food Safety portfolio, Vytenis Andriukaitis . “We look forward to a continued good collaboration and we stress the need for action to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm. His first point on the agenda should be the renewal of the EU Alcohol Strategy to prevent and reduce alcohol related harm“ says Mariann Skar, Secretary General of Eurocare.


What’s Not On The Bottle? The State of Play in the EU

On the 10th September in the European Parliament (Brussels) public health experts will be calling the European Commission to make changes to alcohol labelling legislation and allow consumers to make truly informed choices.


Too Young To Drink

On September 9, the 9th day of the 9th month, at 9:09am, on the occasion of the International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day, the EUFASD (European FASD Alliance) presented the international campaign "Too Young To Drink"


UK Parliamentary Group Calls for Health Warnings on Alcohol Labels

The All Party Parliamentary Committee on Alcohol Misuse is calling for several restrictive measures to deal with the “national pandemic” of alcohol abuse in the UK.


Register for What's not on the bottle? State of play of alcohol labelling in the EU

This event will look at the rational of alcohol labelling, the link between alcohol and healthy diet and recent developments in area of alcohol labelling.


Northern Ireland in Favour of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP)

The latest survey into drinking habits in Northern Ireland shows that the majority of people are in favour of MUP.


Doctors take battle to implement “Scotland the Brave’s” Alcohol Minimum Unit price policy to Brussels

The Scottish health professions are increasing their efforts to challenge the continued opposition by global alcohol producers to the implementation of Scotland’s Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) policy.


Minimum Unit Pricing in a Welsh Context

Another report from this summer supports the implementation of minimum unit pricing (MUP) as an effective tool for reducing alcohol-related harm.