NEWS: New Zealand: Big Alcohol Blocks Local Alcohol Laws

Local Alcohol Policy laws are not working, especially for at-risk communities, new research in New Zealand suggests. The so called Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act and Local Alcohol Policy Act had done little to regulate alcohol sales and related harms
Alcohol control laws with the purpose of increasing community control over alcohol use are failing under the weight of the alcohol industry, the Alcohol Healthwatch report reveals…

NEWS: India: Supreme Court Bans Liquor Sale On Highways

India: Supreme Court Bans Liquor Sale On Highways In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of the Republic of India issued a ban on the sale of liquor on national and state highways. As per the ruling, liquor outlets within a 500-meter radius of the highways are not permissible. The ruling is limited to alcohol outlets. All… Read more »

BLOG: Standing Up For The Human Rights Of Children Of Alcoholics

I think that helping and protecting children of alcoholics can bring about structural change to how society views the best interest of children and how we come together in promoting environments that allow all children to thrive. If we can ensure that no child, no matter how marginalized and vulnerable, is left behind, we as global community stand a chance of building a better world with Human Rights for all…

NEWS: Alcohol Use Alters Brain Development In Adolescents

New study shows, alcohol use alters brain development in adolescents Adolescents are in the period of transition where changes in physical, intellectual, personality and social development are seen. During this stage of development, consuming alcohol in large quantities alters the development of the brain in adolescents…

REPORT: Youth Alcohol Use Alters Brain Development

New study shows, alcohol use alters brain development in adolescents
Adolescents are in the period of transition where changes in physical, intellectual, personality and social development are seen. During this stage of development, consuming alcohol in large quantities alters the development of the brain in adolescents…

REPORT: The Commercial Determinants Of Health

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan has noted that “efforts to prevent non-communicable diseases go against the business interests of powerful economic operators”.1 Selling processed food and drink, alcohol, and tobacco is big business and demand is booming, especially in low-income and middle-income countries…