Ireland Initiates Process to Place Cancer Warning Labels on Alcohol

Posted June 27 2022 Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Awareness, BigAlcoholExposed, Cancer, Evidence, Health Warning Label, News, Pregnancy Warning Label, Public Health

The Government of Ireland has submitted an application to the European Commission notifying about the draft Public Health (Alcohol) (Labelling) Regulations 2022. This is the first step in the process of implementing mandatory health warning labels on all alcohol product packaging in Ireland. Once implemented all alcohol products will include three warnings including that alcohol causes liver disease, is a risk to the fetus during pregnancy and that alcohol causes fatal cancers.

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