Coalition parties criticize plans for smoking, drinking and obesity (1 November 2018)
Three of the four coalition parties do not fully support state secretary Paul Blokhuis’ plans to clamp down on smoking, obesity and alcohol abuse, sources have told broadcaster RTL Nieuws. He is going too fast. Only Blokhuis' own party, the Protestant party ChristenUnie, fully supports him. More >>
STAP fears that alcohol sales via may lead to greater alcohol consumption (4 October 2018) started alcohol sales on Wednesday. If the buyer is too young, the packages will not be delivered. But according to the Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy STAP director Wim van Dalen it is doubtful if age checks will work. More >>
Sharp increase in amount of alcohol consumed by Dutch men (25 September 2018)
A decreasing number of Dutch consume alcohol, but those who do are drinking more and more, according to figures from the World Health Organization. According to the Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy STAP, the increase in alcohol consumption is especially significant among Dutch men. More >>
Court: Youth club 't Waeske in Guttecoven responsible for the dead of a drunken teenager (25 September 2018)
The Court of Limburg today sentenced youth club 't Waeske to a (partly conditional) fine. The court keeps 't Waeske responsible for the death of a 15-year-old boy. More >>
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 >>

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