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12/04/2017

Scotland must do more to turn tide of alcohol harm

Health campaigners warn the next phase of Scotland’s alcohol strategy must contain bold action to reduce the availability and marketing of alcohol.

10/04/2017

Time to put words into action - Open letter to Members of the European Parliament

Eurocare is a co-signatory of the open letter to the Members of the European Parliament who seat in the Committee on Culture and Education(CULT), in relation to the ongoing revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).

07/04/2017

Do not drown your sorrows in alcohol – let’s talk

Today (7th April) is the World Health Day with the focus this year on depression. Alcohol consumption is associated with depression and anxiety disorders.

31/03/2017

Maltese presidency put spotlight on road safety

Transport ministers of the Member State of the European Union (EU) reconfirmed their commitment to improving road safety by adoption of ministerial declaration on roads safety earlier this week (29 March 2017) in Malta.

23/03/2017

First Worldwide Outdoor Campaign on Road Safety by the FIA

Never Drink and Drive is the message from Nico Rosberg, a German former Formula One racing driver and current Formula One World Champion.

16/03/2017

Réforme européenne de l’audiovisuel : les jeunes doivent être mieux protégés contre l’exposition à la publicité pour des boissons alcoolisées

Alors que la Directive européenne sur les services de médias audiovisuels est en cours de révision, l’ANPAA invite les eurodéputés et le gouvernement français à défendre une position forte pour protéger la santé des consommateurs les plus vulnérables que sont les enfants et les mineurs.

13/03/2017

Alcohol Labelling - What is really in our drinks?

European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare) welcomes the publication of the European Commission’s long-awaited report on alcohol labelling in line with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011.

09/03/2017

Governments urged to step up fight against drug driving

Increased levels of enforcement, specialist rehabilitation programmes and more investment in research and data collection are needed to tackle drug driving in Europe according to the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), authors of a new report.

07/03/2017

Drink Less and Gain More

No matter how much you drink, find out how it affects your health and mental wellbeing at AskAboutAlcohol.ie, a new website from the Health Service Executive (Ireland).

03/03/2017

Young people in Switzerland are increasingly rejecting smoking and drugs, but still enjoy drinking alcohol, according to a new survey

19,233 young people aged 14 to 24 were questioned during December by newspaper 20 Minutes. 71 percent of young were saying drinking alcohol was a cool thing to do, with only 21 percent saying they never drank, reported by The Local, Switzerland.