Welcome to the weekly Alcohol Issues Newsletter with carefully curated alcohol policy news, highlights from our latest science digest, brand new Big Alcohol revelations, and a Special Feature to keep you in the know about the most important alcohol issues of week 7.


Week 7, February 15 – February 19, 2021

Alcohol issues from our Policy Newsfeed cover alcohol bribes in the local election in Assam, India; the renewed effort towards a alcohol legislation in Uganda; and local action on alcohol availability in Andalucia, Spain to contain COVID-19…

Alcohol issues from our Science Digest deal with the risk of coronavirus transmission in bar and restaurant settings, as examined by a brand new study…

Alcohol issues from our Big Alcohol Watch expose the importance of on-demand delivery apps for Big Alcohol; and tax schemes by the alcohol industry in Guam, USA…

This week’s Special Feature is zooms in on the growing mental health burden due to alcohol during the coronavirus crisis, including the deficit in treatment services and the rising number of people seeking help for their alcohol problems…

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Special Feature – Week 7: 

Many countries around the world report a growing mental health burden due to alcohol during the coronavirus crisis, as alcohol consumption is rising in some groups, as some consumers start using alcohol earlier in the day, use alcohol as harmful coping tool and as already heavy users are now developing severe problems.

In addition, the pandemic has brought into sharp focus the deficit in treatment service provision – already an issues before the current public health – but rising to the forefront of healthcare problems as the number of people seeking help for their alcohol problems is rising.

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