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[Alcohol Action Ireland] Submission to EU ‘beating cancer plan’ consultation, highlights the need for cancer warning on all alcohol products. (08 May 2020)

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Alcohol Action Ireland’s submission to EU  ‘Beating Cancer Plan’ consultation, highlights the need for cancer warning on all alcohol products, as latest research demonstrates strong evidence basis for alcohol warning labels. 

The causal link between alcohol and cancer demands all alcohol products must carry clear and impactful information and that citizens are informed of the risk. 

Cancer concerns all European citizens. 40% of us are likely to be affected at some stage in our life and we all know someone who developed the disease. The World Health Organisation has recognized since 1987 that alcohol related cancers contribute significantly to the three million alcohol related deaths worldwide annually......

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