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05/02/2018

Alcolocks on the rise

A breath alcohol ignition interlock device, or ‘alcolock’ for short, is a breathalyser located near the driver’s seat which prevents drivers from starting the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

05/02/2018

Concern at ex-lobbyist's influence

In May 2017, 19 public health advocates sounded the alarm bell at the prospect of Audrey Bourolleau’s nomination to the Élysée.

01/02/2018

Eurocare specifies what should be on the bottle

Eurocare has outlined what should be on the alcohol labels, while waiting for the industry self-regulatory proposal.

29/01/2018

Cross-Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy – Tackling Harmful Use of Alcohol

Attached are the summary and conclusions of the 'Cross-Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy - Tackling Harmful Use of Alcohol' conference.

26/01/2018

RSPH proposes new labelling scheme to tackle alcohol health awareness vacuum

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is today (26 January 2018) proposing a new approach to the way alcoholic drinks are labelled in the UK, in response to what it calls an “alcohol health awareness vacuum”.

25/01/2018

Launch of EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation in Brussels

Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have launched a new financing mechanism called 'EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation'.

22/01/2018

Why ‘go online’ is simply not good enough - Eurocare’s reaction to alcohol labelling rumours

Last week (Friday 19 January 2018) it has been reported by Politico that industry self-regulatory proposal regarding alcohol labelling will mainly compose of off-label suggestions.

19/01/2018

Swedish White Paper proposes limiting alcohol advertising in social media

A prohibition of commercial advertising in social media for alcoholic beverages and alcoholic substances is proposed in a White Paper submitted to the government.

16/01/2018

Diageo teams up with UberEats

Diageo announced today that retailers will be able to order alcoholic beverages through the UberEats app.

16/01/2018

EU countries dominate beer-drinking rankings

A new beer study has found that EU countries rank highly on both beer-drinking, and beer expenditure.