Alcohol and Cancer Conference – Wednesday 17 June 2015 – Te Papa

We are very pleased to announce that Alcohol Action NZ will be joining with the Cancer Society of NZ to host this first New Zealand meeting on alcohol and cancer at Te Papa, Wellington on 17 June 2015.   The World Health Organization lists alcohol (ethyl alcohol) as a Group 1 carcinogen, alongside asbestos and tobacco.  Although […]

Call for Action on Alcohol – would you also like to sign?

Thirty-seven New Zealand leaders from health, education and the churches have put their names to a Call for Action on Alcohol.  The statement calls on the incoming government of 2014 to enact legislation necessary for the following four priority actions to decrease the demand for alcohol, a central part of the 5+ Solution:  Phase out alcohol advertising […]