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...
17 August 2016 -
The United Nations have published a new International Guidance on drug use prevention. United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
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...