Alcohol in the Headlines
Eurocare monitors news articles about alcohol, and every week a number of articles will be uploaded here.
The face of alcoholism has changed drastically. What was once viewed as a middle aged, blue collar, white, male disease now reflects a diverse group of young adults both male and female.
A new study links higher numbers of alcohol shops in South Auckland with more incidents of violent crime and vehicle crashes.
Pre-drinking alcohol before hitting the nightclubs likely to lead to violence, study finds (10.12.12)
The increasingly common practice of drinking at home before hitting the nightclubs is the major predictor of people experiencing harm or violence, Australia's largest study into alcohol-related nig
Home brewing and the smuggling of alcohol to Iceland has reportedly increased. According to a new survey carried out by MMR for the Icelandic Federation of Trade (FA), almost 50 percent of responde
These results highlight the need to take into account the multidimensionality of risky alcohol-drinking patterns as a contributing factor in the socioeconomic gradient in alcohol use.
The Estonian social ministry presented on Tuesday the Green Book of alcohol and tobacco policy which indicates that 87% of Estonian adults consume alcohol and 34.2% smoke, LETA/Delfi reports.
The Government of Iceland is planning to boost revenue for the treasury by ISK 8.3 billion (USD 66 million, EUR 51 million) next year, such as by higher tariffs on alcohol and tobacco.
The cabinet passed a resolution on amendments to the annex to cabinet resolution No. 957 of October 30, 2008 which proposed a gradual increase in the minimum wholesale and retail prices of alcohol.
Norway is on the verge of involuntarily allowing the advertising of alcoholic beverages on television, contrary to the country’s strict alcohol policy. This change, which may take place as a resu
Now the buyers aged 18-25 will have to present an ID to the cashier without being asked to do so.
IRISH women have one of the worst health records in Europe with huge numbers affected by heart disease, cancers and strokes. Females from Ireland are more likely to die from preventable diseases th
The Czech police will have a device with which to easily find out in the field whether a bottle may contain poisonous methyl alcohol without opening it, deputy police president Vaclav Kucera said T
Social media networking platforms like Facebook are an important destination to reach new customers for practically any industry. In recent report released by Socialbakers, an analysis looked at pa
Alcohol exposure during foetal development can change brain structure and metabolism in babies, according to a new study which used various imaging techniques.
England is facing a rising tide of fatal liver disease, the Chief Medical Officer has warned, fuelled by obesity, alcohol and preventable infections.