Thursday, July 7, 2022

Alcohol News - 27/2022

Fatherly (USA) - 10% Of 9- And 10-Year-Olds Are Curious About Trying Alcohol And Tobacco
About 1 in 10 kids aged 9 and 10 are interested in trying alcohol and tobacco, according to a new study. This research shows that parents need to discuss drugs and alcohol with their kids in elementary school — waiting until middle school could be too late.
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Technology Networks - Sex Differences in How Alcohol Affects the Brain Identified
Tucked into the temporal lobe, near the base of our brain, sits a small, almond-shaped region called the amygdala that processes our emotions.
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ABC (Australia) - Zero alcohol drinks industry takes off as more Australians choose booze free lifestyle
For a growing number of people, saying no to alcohol is not a 'Dry July' charity stint, but rather a lasting lifestyle change – and businesses are cashing in on the zero-alcohol trend.
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Government of Ireland (Ireland) - Minister Feighan welcomes publication of National Alcohol Treatment data
Minister for Public Health, Wellbeing, and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan, welcomes the publication of the National Drug Treatment Reporting System data on Alcohol Treatment for 2021.
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CBC (South Africa) - South African president denounces underage alcohol sales during eulogy for 21 teens
The recent deaths of 21 teenagers in a nightclub tragedy is a crime and South African officials must increase steps to prevent alcohol from being illegally sold to youths, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Wednesday.
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VOCM (Canada) - Government Releases Alcohol Action Plan
The provincial government has released an Alcohol Action Plan aimed at reducing the harm caused by the consumption of alcohol.
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News Medical (USA) - Culturally-sensitive interventions could be effective in preventing alcohol-related problems in Latino students
Negative consequences from excessive drinking are well-documented, but little is known about how to tailor interventions to prevent problem drinking by Latino college students, the fastest-growing ethnic minority group on U.S. college campuses.
Read more (Ireland) - More than 50,000 people treated for alcohol as a main problem substance in Ireland since 2015
From 2015 to 2021, a total of 50,304 people treated for alcohol use in Ireland had reported alcohol as the main problem substance, a new report has shown.
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Medical Xpress - Moderating your alcohol by saving drinks for the weekend? A study says there may be risks
That one night out with friends may be more harmful to your health than having a drink every day of the week, new research suggests.
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OECD - Women and Alcohol: Policy options to address problem drinking
In an OECD event on 21 March 2022, policy experts, patients, advocates and industry discussed trends in women’s drinking, their consequences on women’s health and lives, and policy options to address problem drinking.
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European Road Safety Charter - The risks of alcohol, drugs and medicine on road safety
Alcohol, drug and medicine related road accidents are unfortunately a daily occurrence. In Europe, around 25% of all road deaths are related to the consumption of alcohol, and there is still no reliable estimate of how many crashes are drug related.
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IAS Blog - Contents unknown: what alcohol labels aren’t telling us
The Alcohol Health Alliance’s (AHA) latest report shines a light on just how much the alcohol industry is keeping consumers in the dark about what they are drinking.
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NordAN (Sweden) - Systembolaget: Three out of ten adults do not act when children are harmed
A recent Sifo survey, conducted as part of the Childhood Without Hangovers initiative, shows that three out of ten adults say they fail to act when they see a child being harmed by an adult’s alcohol consumption. Men and young adults (25-30 years old) in particular are more likely to say that they do not act.
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