Every 10 seconds a human being dies because of alcohol.
At the same time, children and young people around the world are exposed to an avalanche of alcohol advertising to entice them to consume alcohol. However, nobody holds the alcohol industry accountable for promoting death and disease. At the International Blue Cross (IFBC), we see a world where everyone can choose a life free of addiction....
An article by, Lucy Eccles
15 March 2016 | Cancer Prevention
Lucy Eccles has a background in biomedical science and is currently International Communications Officer at World Cancer Research Fund.
For some people, our recommendation on limiting how much alcohol to drink can be the hardest one to swallow. From sipping merlot in Bordeaux to clinking steins of beer in Munich, to warming up with...
30 March 2016 - A Blog by: Lauri Beekmann
Chairman of the Estonian Temperance Union
Secretary General for the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN)March 13, 2016
Which is the best practice country when we think of alcohol policy and reducing alcohol consumption? Is it Norway, where alcohol availability is lowest in Europe or is it Italy where similar results have been reached with different influences? In both countries the per capita alcohol consumption is around 6 litres. Estonia, for instance, has it at 12 litres. So, which one should be an example to a small Baltic country which has long struggled with alcohol related harm?