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IBC Network Committee Meeting 13 -15 November

The IBC Network Committee Meeting is currently taking place at the Blue Cross Germany in Wuppertal. The seven NC-members and the General Secretariat are having their traditional three-days-get-together in order to update each other and synchronize the work between the Secretariat and the Network Committee. One of the main topics of mutual input is the fundraising and development of projects. The... read more

Cross Border Aspects on Alcohol Policy

 IBC GS is taking part on Estonian EU presidency Conference on ’Cross Border Aspects in Alcohol Policy.’ With the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network board where Anne Babb is also a member we prepared a resolution to highlight the importance of dealing with Alcohol Policy issues not just in national but also at EU level. As IBC we acknowledge that this is a global issue and... read more

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Every Dollar Spent on Prevention Will Save at Least Ten in Social, Crime and Health Costs!

Every Dollar Spent on Prevention Will Save at Least Ten in Social, Crime and Health Costs!

17 August 2016 -   The United Nations have published a new International Guidance on drug use prevention. United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  See: UNODC - International Standards On Drug Use Prevention Alcohol is also a drug and must be considered accordingly. The pressure from alcohol industry is pushing the national decision makers to loose their good focus on public health. It seems that individual's easy access to non ordinary shopping product - alcohol - is suddenly seen important. Alcohol is not ordinary product as it causes harm and addiction. All evidence based research shows that good policy is the most effective... Read more

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