Tagged: Sweden

NEWS: Sweden: 3 In 4 Affected By Alcohol’s Harm To Others

A new SIFO poll, commissioned by IQ, shows three out of for Swedes reporting that someone else’s alcohol use has affected them negatively. The poll also shows that 50% regret their own behavior under the influence of alcohol. And the new evidence shows that women are more negatively affected by alcohol’s harm to others than men…

NEWS: Report: Drug-Related Deaths In Sweden

Drug-related deaths in Sweden– Estimations of trends, effects of changes inrecording practices and studies of drug patterns
A new C.A.N. report describes the situation of drug-related deaths in Sweden. C.A.N. is the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN). According to official mortality statistics, drug-related deaths have more than doubled in Sweden over the last 10 years or so, mainly due to a higher number of deaths with opioids…

NEWS: World’s Largest Digital Festival Alcohol Free

DreamHack – literally: The world’s largest digital festival – in its 21st year – brings together ten-thousands of people who join together in their love for all things digital. DreamHack started in 1994 is also this year run completely alcohol free. The founders and organisers are simply convinced that alcohol and other drugs do not… Read more »

NEWS: Sweden: Court Rule Permits Direct Alcohol Marketing

The Swedish Market Court tried whether a wine supplier was in breach of the Swedish Alcohol Act. The wine supplier had been sending out letters, containing the promotion, that were covered by envelopes clearly indicating the commercial purpose. The purpose was to promote its selection of wine in the form of letters sent directly to Swedish consumers over the age of 25, without prior consent from the consumers…

BLOG: Getting Alcohol As Obstacle To Development On The Agenda

What’s happening in Sweden is crucial: more and more civil society organisations, as well as government agencies and public authorities, including universities start addressing alcohol and the global alcohol industry for what they are: obstacles to development…

BLOG: A Peak Into The Mind Of Big Alcohol CEO

We see a Big Alcohol CEO in disconnect. The disconnect is not enough though. Spendrup follows up to take us on a time travel from the 21st century back into the Dark Ages where women were at best considered second class human beings, sometimes not even that and had to fight for centuries for basic Human Rights…