Publications: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol

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Submission on Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

Published: 1 April, 2015
Category: Policy
Topic: Alcohol
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol

This document outlines a number of additional recommendations the RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol would like to see included in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.

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Sports Sponsorship by Alcohol Companies – Submission to the Interdepartmental Working Group

Published: 1 June, 2014
Category: Policy
Topic: Alcohol
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol

This document outlines why a complete ban on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events is a necessary part of changing the culture around alcohol consumption.

Dying for a drink

2014 Pre-Budget Submission

Published: 1 September, 2013
Category: Policy
Topic: Pre-Budget Submissions
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol

This pre-budget submission makes recommendations for budgetary measures to reduce the consumption of cheap alcohol.

Minimum Alcohol Unit Pricing Factsheet

Published: 1 June, 2013
Category: Policy
Topic: Alcohol
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol

Alcohol consumption in Ireland remains at very high levels in comparison to other European countries, and is a factor in a range of health, family and social harms. Minimum pricing is a powerful instrument to reduce alcohol health harm.

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Reducing Alcohol Health Harm in Ireland

Published: 1 April, 2013
Category: Policy
Topic: Alcohol
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol

Read about the work of the RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol on highlighting alcohol harm, proposing solutions to reduce this harm, and influencing decision makers to take action to address the damage caused by alcohol misuse.

Dying for a drink