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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Off-label proposals for alcohol labelling are not enough

By |marec 8th, 2018|alcohol ban, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

Nutritional information should be clearly marked on the labels of alcohol products, and the off-label proposals being put forward by industry are not sufficient, writes Professor Markus Peck-Radosavljevic.

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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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EU ignores calls for booze ban on flights

By |julij 14th, 2017|Airlines, alcohol ban, balearic islands, News, Spain, United Kingdom|

The European Commission does not intend to limit alcohol consumption during flights as it is a national competence, despite the fact that officials from popular tourist destinations requested its intervention.

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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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