15th January ; Dunfermline Press (UK) Gemma Ryder  Fife Alcohol Support Service (FASS) say that drinks companies have recognised the potentially huge market in alcohol products for females with figures showing that Britain is the worst country in the western world for heavy drinking among professional women.   “Over the Christmas and New Year period, Read More →

  Lithuania has banned alcohol advertising from TV, radio, newspapers and magazines, as part of efforts to reduce alcohol abuse. By Rachel Arthur   12-Jan-2018 – Last updated on 12-Jan-2018 at 11:33 GMT  he legal drinking age has also been increased from 18 to 20 years old, and the hours at which alcohol can be Read More →

Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-11 01:15:53|Editor: Mu Xuequan VILNIUS, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) — It is shameful that distributors have to tear out or cover whole pages of foreign media publications sold in Lithuania in order to respect new alcohol advertising ban, Lithuania’s president Dalia Grybauskaite said on Wednesday. “I believe this fact is shameful. It reminds of Read More →

The European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 27, No. 4, 699–704  The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Public Health Association. All rights reserved. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw263 Advance Access published on 16 February 2017 …………………………………………………………………………………………… The effectiveness of current French health warnings displayed on alcohol advertisements and alcoholic beverages Gloria Read More →

New booze labels in Yukon warn of cancer risk from drinking (link to first announcement) It was supposed to be a public health experiment, backed by Health Canada and Yukon’s chief medical officer of health. For eight months, new, more prominent stickers would be attached to cans and bottles of alcohol warning of cancer risks associated with drinking Read More →