House of Representatives approves new Alcohol Act (1 December 2020)
This afternoon the House of Representatives approved the bill of Secretary of State Paul Blokhuis that amends the Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act. If the changes come into force, the law will be called Alcohol Act. More >>
Unique research shows that Dutch young people are often confronted with alcohol marketing (14 November 2020)
Dutch young people are regularly confronted with alcohol marketing practices in supermarkets, catering establishments, cinemas, on television and social media. This has emerged from research commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport into the reach and influence of 12-17 year olds through alcohol marketing practices. More >>
GBD-study estimates the number of alcohol related deaths in the Netherlands at more than 8,300 (10 November 2020)
In the Netherlands, it is estimated that more than 8,300 deaths in 2019 were partly attributable to alcohol use. These data result from a very extensive risk analysis in the context of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD) by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. The results were published last October in an appendix to the reputable journal The Lancet. More >>
National Alcohol Action Week 'Sees drinking, does drinking' in the Netherlands (3 November 2020)
The Dutch Alcohol Policy Alliance (AAN) will be running its 'Sees drinking, does drinking' campaign from the first week in November. The campaign, which was developed with the support of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, is aimed at parents. The goal is to raise awareness that alcohol consumption by adults in the presence of children and young people could have negative consequences. Throughout the country Municipal Health Services (GGD's), addiction care institutions and municipalities are joining the campaign during the Alcohol Action Week. More >>
Brewers launch Advertising Code No-Low Beers; STAP: Advertising for alcohol-free beer can lower the threshold for alcohol consumption young people (16 October 2020)
Yesterday the Advertising Code No-Low Beers came into effect. The code stipulates, among other things, that advertising for alcohol-free and low-alcohol beer may not be aimed at young people under the age of 18 and that advertising for low-alcohol beer may not be aimed at pregnant women and active traffic participation. More >>
Rutte: Cafes, bars and restaurants closed and an alcohol ban as of 8:00 PM (13 October 2020)
Cafes, bars and restaurants in the Netherlands are to be shut for at least four weeks from Wednesday 10:00 PM in an effort to get coronavirus under control, prime minister Mark Rutte and minister Hugo de Jonge told reporters on Tuesday evening. More >>

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