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European Day Without A Road Death – Project EDWARD for short - is an initiative by the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL), encourage all road users to reflect on their behaviour and attitude.
Lithuania's Health Ministry has proposed a set of amendments to prohibit alcohol advertisements on websites, mobile applications for smartphones, and tablets.
In view of the strong association between alcohol and health risks including cancer, mandatory health warnings on alcoholic beverages are now being proposed in Australia. In this context, researchers from the University of Adelaide reviewed academic literature and statements from selected national advocacy groups to identify the ethical justifications that are used in relation to mandatory health warnings on alcoholic beverages.
A recent publication by the Belgian Science Policy Office (belspo) estimates for the first time the social cost to the country due to the use of addictive substances, i.e. alcohol, tobacco, psychoactive medication and illegal drugs.
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to announce our programme for the lunchtime 'Alcohol Occasional' seminars.
The Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) court case returns to the Court of Session on 7th and 8th As July, SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems), welcomes a new academic study which strongly supports the moral and legal validity of this Public Health measure.
Yesterday, with my fellow EU Commissioners, I attended the extraordinary session in the European Parliament. Some photos – particularly that of my right hand - and videos have spread on social media. You will have seen me grimacing and trying to hide my despair while Nigel Farage spoke.
Diageo has announced Johnnie Walker as its first global brand to be on the market from early autumn providing consumers with on-pack alcohol content and nutritional information per typical serve.
A new report from the Institute of Alcohol Studies, Youthful Abandon:why are young people drinking less?, suggests that improvements in parenting and the reduced affordability of alcohol are the best explanations for recent declines in underage drinking.
The European Commission has opened an investigation, on its own initiative, to assess whether Anheuser-Busch InBev SA (AB InBev) has abused its dominant position on the Belgian beer market by hindering imports of its beer from neighbouring countries, in breach of EU antitrust rules.