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Issue 2, 2013 (11 February)

IN FOCUS

08/02/2013

REGISTER NOW: Alcohol-use Among Adolescents in Europe conference. 25 February. Brussels

Registration open for the Effective Environmental Strategies for the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse among Adolescents in Europe conference.
When: Monday, 25 February 2013. Where: Eurocare’s offices in Brussels.

08/02/2013

REGISTER NOW: Alcohol Policy and Health in Europe – Where do we go?. 14 March. Brussels

Speakers will include: Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre (Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services), Mr. John Ryan, Acting Director, Public Health Directorate, DG SANCO and Dr. Jürgen Rehm (Canada)

News from the EU Institutions

08/02/2013

Experts for Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups: Call for expressions of interest

The European Commission is widening its search for experts from all fields to participate in shaping the agenda of Horizon 2020, the European Union's future funding programme for research and innovation.

Research, Reports and Projects

08/02/2013

Sharp drop in alcohol-related deaths follows minimum alcohol price increase

An increase of minimum price of alcohol by 10 percent lead to a 32% reduction in alcohol-related deaths according to a study published today in Addiction.

08/02/2013

More evidence on the link between alcohol ads and underage drinking

Younger adolescents appear to be susceptible to the persuasive messages contained in alcohol commercials broadcast on TV, which sometimes results in a positive affective reaction to the ads.

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