Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

By |junij 4th, 2018|alcohol advertising, alcohol ban, Big Alcohol, Big Tobacco, food ban, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, health warnings, News, plain package, Tobacco Product Directive|

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefi...

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‘Sea Battle’: Students learn to party smart on boat cruise

By |december 7th, 2017|alcohol advertising, Alcohol policy, binge drinking, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

As part of the “Responsible Party” alcohol prevention programme [See background], Pernod Ricard Sweden has joined forces with the Erasmus Students Network (ESN) to implement a unique “Sea Battle” project.

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‘Responsible Party’ has impact on students’ drinking habits, report finds

By |december 4th, 2017|alcohol advertising, Alcohol policy, Big Alcohol, eurocare, News, Spirits Europe|

'Responsible Party', an awareness-raising campaign against the excessive use of alcohol, has helped students consume less alcohol and improve their habits by drinking water too, a study has found.

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EU health chief says all alcoholic beverages should be labelled

By |avgust 30th, 2017|alcohol advertising, alcohol ban, EU Alcohol Strategy, Food labelling, labelling, News|

The European Commission wants the industry's expected alcohol labelling self-regulatory proposal to cover all alcoholic beverages in order to avoid confusion among consumers.

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Majority of Europeans face risk of digestive cancers due to alcohol, report claims

By |julij 11th, 2017|alcohol advertising, alcohol ban, Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing, cancer, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

A new report has linked alcohol consumption in the EU to an increase in cases of digestive cancer and warned policymakers to take immediate action.

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Consumer goods regulation: A ‘slippery slope’?

By |junij 23rd, 2017|alcohol advertising, alcohol ban, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, News, Tobacco Product Directive|

In an attempt to address public health concerns, policymakers have pushed for increased regulation on food, soft drinks and alcohol products.

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Lithuania’s new alcohol package raises eyebrows in industry

By |maj 5th, 2017|alcohol advertising, alcohol ban, beer industry, EU Alcohol Strategy, Lithuania, News|

The Lithuanian government has unveiled new policy measures aimed at tackling alcohol-related harm, including increasing the legal age for buying and consuming alcoholic drinks.

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Commission grants industry additional year to propose alcohol labelling information

By |marec 14th, 2017|Alcohol, alcohol advertising, Brewers of Europe, EU Alcohol Strategy, News, obesity, spirits, Spirits Europe|

Following a two-year delay, the European Commission presented its proposal on alcohol information on Monday (13 March), giving the alcoholic beverages industry an additional year to come up with a “self-regulatory” proposal.

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