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The European Union should urgently come forward with a new target and measures to cut serious road injuries, according to public health and medical experts from across Europe in a letter sent today to the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.
Reacting to the Court of Session ruling that minimum unit pricing for alcohol is legal and can be implemented in Scotland, Alison Douglas Chief Executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland, a member of Eurocare, said:
Health professions welcome Court of Session ruling on Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) in Scotland
Scotland’s doctors and health professionals have welcomed the Court of Session’s final decision today that the Scottish Government’s Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) policy is legal.
The Joint Action Reducing Alcohol Related Harm (RARHA) final conference took place on October 13-14 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Green Crescent keeps on working for public and especially for young people to make them think and develop reflex against addictions. For this purpose, using communication tools effectively, Green Crescent is organising an international cartoon contest on the theme of addiction.
The National Alcohol Policy identifies general measures addressed to the entire population as well as measures targeting young people. No single measure will be effective if taken in isolation.
A report published yesterday by the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA), “Cheap alcohol: the price we pay”, provides evidence that alcohol can be purchased for as little as 18p per unit in Scotland (3L ‘White Ace’ cider).
***New: workshop by the World Health Organization. See also details of side events.***
On behalf of the Ministry of Health in Slovenia and of the European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare), it is with great pleasure that we invite you to register to attend the 7th European Alcohol Policy Conference.
Research released today shows there is an abundance of high strength alcohol sold for pocket money prices in shops and supermarkets across the UK.
For the first time, trends in alcohol consumption and related mortality have been examined systematically for all countries in the WHO European Region for an extended period.