Criticism of new survey study on alcohol consumption and cancer (21 September 2018)
Last week the results of a literature study on the relationship between alcohol and cancer appeared on the internet. The author of the study is Henk Hendriks, consultant and owner of Hendriks Nutrition Support for Business, and W. Calame. The first reactions to this study indicate a lot of criticism. More >>
No further drop in alcohol use pupils aged 12-16 (5 September 2018)
In previous years alcohol consumption of Dutch pupils of secondary schools aged 12-16 dropped sharply. That trend has come to an end. This is evident from the Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) research, published today. The study is part of the international HBSC research in which more than 40 countries participate. More >>
Working conditions beer promotional girls still unsafe (3 September 2018)
Heineken has broken its promise made a few months ago, to guarantee good working conditions for promotional girls or to stop otherwise. More >>
Youngsters under 18 can buy alcohol easily (23 July 2018)
The University of Twente and the Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy STAP conducted in 2017 in 61 municipalities research into the compliance with the alcohol purchasing limit of 18 years. Trained mystery shoppers of 17 years tried in total 2,118 times to buy alcohol at supermarkets, liquor stores, catering establishments, cafeterias and sports canteens. The result was that only 42.3% of the alcohol sellers complied with the alcohol age limit. So, 6 out of 10 young people under the age of 18 can still get alcohol without any problem. More >>
Heineken research confirms intimidation of African beer promotional girls (5 July 2018)
In Africa, promotional girls working for Heineken are intimidated on a large scale during their work and they have poor working conditions. This is shown in research commissioned by Heineken, carried out by agency Partner Africa, after reports in Dutch Newspaper NRC and the book Beer for Africa, written by journalist Olivier van Beemen. As a result the work of the promotional girls in Mozambique have been halted for the time being. The brewer will come with new rules to prevent excesses. More >>
Members bill to relax Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act (6 June 2018)
Today liberal MP Erik Ziengs (VVD) submitted a members bill to relax the rules for selling and serving alcohol laid down in the Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act. Various political parties are enthusiastic about his proposal. More >>

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