- Danish Health Reform postpones plans to raise alcohol age limit
An agreement for the Danish health reform was presented by the government on Friday with the backing of a parliamentary majority. Earlier health proposals by the government related to additional restrictions on tobacco and alcohol sales do not form part of the agreement announced.
(Switzerland) - Swiss shoppers to decide if Migros stores end founder's
Swiss supermarket chain Migros, whose health-conscious founder banned alcohol sales when he set up the business in the 1920s, could soon sell wine, beer and liquor if cooperative members vote to approve the move.
Science Daily - Alcohol
may be more risky to the heart than previously thought
Levels of alcohol consumption currently considered safe by some countries are linked with development of heart failure, according to research presented at Heart Failure 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
(Australia) - QLD government makes final response to alcohol violence report
The Queensland government has made its final response to the Queensland Alcohol-related Violence and Night-Time Economy Monitoring (QUANTEM) evaluation report, which analysed the government’s approach to tackling alcohol-fuelled violence and made several policy recommendations.
Arabia) - Saudi official rules out changing laws to introduce alcohol
Assistant Minister of Tourism Princess Haifa Bint Mohammed ruled out the option to change laws in Saudi Arabia to introduce alcohol in the Kingdom.
- Alcohol marketing has crossed borders and entered the metaverse – how do
we regulate the new digital risk?
The World Health Organization’s newly released report on regulating cross-border alcohol marketing raises the alarm for countries like Australia and New Zealand, given their light touch towards alcohol advertising.
(Cambodia) - Cambodia bans alcohol for two days amid elections
Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism has issued a directive banning the selling and drinking of alcohol for two days, a day before and on the commune election day.
BBC (UK) - Drinking alcohol to be banned at Guernsey's bus terminus
Drinking alcohol will be banned at Guernsey's bus terminus from 1 June. The
terminus and nearby Church Square have been hotspots for anti-social behaviour,
said the States.
America´s Health (USA) - U.S. Experienced Highest Ever Combined Rates of
Deaths Due to Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Deaths associated with alcohol, drugs, and suicide took the lives of 186,763 Americans in 2020, a 20 percent one year increase in the combined death rate and the highest number of substance misuse deaths ever recorded for a single year, according to a report released today by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being Trust.
EurekAlert - Individual
attitudes toward heavy alcohol use is a key predictor of college student
Personal attitudes toward heavy alcohol consumption may be a better predictor of heavy drinking among college students than external factors such as peer pressure and a desire to conform, according to a Rutgers study.
Euronews Travel -
What can you do if there’s a drunk and disruptive passenger on your plane?
In a recent Instagram poll, Euronews Travel asked readers about their worst passenger experiences. Not surprisingly, a majority of the answers involved drunk fellow travellers.
BBC (UK) - Sue
Gray report: Drunken No 10 party culture in lockdown laid bare
Staff partied in Downing Street while the rest of the UK was in lockdown, with the approval of their bosses, according to Sue Gray's report.
Alliance - Does lowering my alcohol intake reduce my risk of cancer?
Alcohol consumption is linked to seven types of cancer, including breast cancer in women and bowel cancer. In this post, Nicole Musuwo, Senior Research Interpretation Officer, and Olivia Rogers, Health Information Officer at World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) look at the scientific evidence on alcohol and cancer, how alcohol increases the risk of cancer and ways in which you can reduce consumption.