The new charity, formed by the merger of Alcohol Concern and Alcohol Research UK, said the Portman Group’s role was not clear. Last updated: 6 July 2018 – 12.10am A charity has called for a Government review of how alcohol marketing is regulated, claiming the current watchdog is inconsistent and operates without scrutiny. The new charity, Read More →

  10/10/2018 The Public Health Alcohol Bill has passed through the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) this evening. It will lead to stricter rules on how alcohol is sold in Ireland. This is the first piece of legislation which addresses alcohol as a public health matter. It means that alcohol products will now include health warnings including the Read More →

NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE PUBLISHED: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2018 AT 12:30 AM DUBLIN — Ireland will impose tobacco-style health warning labels on alcohol as part of a sweeping package of restrictions intended to tackle what a World Health Organization survey ranks as one of the world’s worst rates of binge drinking. A bill that Read More →

The Sydney Morning Herald By Rebecca Ivers and Debbie Scott 30 September 2018                                      The grand final weekend is on us. The delights of elite level sport competing at the highest level, men and women showcasing their skills on the footy field, and the passion and pain for the winners and losers. And, the injuries. Read More →

The Scotsman Tuesday 25 September 2018 Leading health campaigners seek enlightened alcohol policies to restrict marketing and manage availability, writes Sarah Devine Government intervention and regulation is key to reducing the harmful effects of alcohol, says a leading health campaigner. Dr Eric Carlin, director of Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), has warned that further Read More →

  A study conducted by Katherina Robaina, Katherine Brown, Thomas F. Babor and Jonathan Noel, titled “Alcohol industry actions to reduce harmful drinking in Europe: public health or public relations? critically evaluated the CSR activities of the alcohol industry in the EU, including large campaigns conducted in numerous countries across the region, such as “Champions Drink Responsibly”, as Read More →