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Alcohol and Cancer Risk

March 22, 2018

The subject of alcohol and cancer risk is particularly charged, because of the fear that the disease still evokes and the strong emotions it arouses. That is why “Alcohol and Cancer Risk,” the latest Éduc’alcool report in the Alcohol and Health series, tackles the topic with nuance and scientific discipline. The report confirms that alcohol increases the risk of seven kinds ...

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Alcohol is no excuse. Ever!

March 19, 2018

Abuse (and worse) related to fraternity hazings and college graduation activities has been very much in the news in the last two years. Amid the stories of sexual harassment, peer pressure and reprehensible behaviour, a number of measures have been taken to put a stop to the problems and make students more accountable. However, not enough emphasis has been placed on drinking and the role it ...

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Mesures annoncées par Québec pour les boissons alcoolisées sucrées ENFIN UN PAS DANS LA BONNE DIRECTION

March 13, 2018

Montréal, le 13 mars 2018 – Les mesures annoncées par le ministre Martin Coiteux et la ministre Lucie Charlebois relativement aux boissons alcoolisées sucrées constituent un premier pas dans la bonne direction qu’Éduc’alcool appelait de ses voeux depuis de nombreux mois. Les restrictions quant au lieu de vente font notamment parties des mesures que préconise l’organisme pour ...

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It will take a lot more than Bill 165 to make our roads safer

February 13, 2018

While Éduc’alcool supports, under certain conditions, the provisions in Bill 165 regarding impaired driving repeat offenders, we are much more concerned by what the proposed legislations does not contain. Éduc’alcool was at the National Assembly this morning to speak at the parliamentary committee on Bill 165 (An Act to amend the Highway Safety Code and other provisions). We decried the ...

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Campagne 2340 : C’est reparti !

February 28, 2013

Janvier 2013 marque la relance de la campagne d’Éduc’alcool sur la promotion des niveaux de consommation d’alcool à faible risque. Notre organisme, qui a tiré des leçons de la campagne de l’an dernier, a suivi à la lettre les orientations déterminées par son conseil d’administration pour la poursuite de ce plan quinquennal. Rappelons qu’Éduc’alcool avait décidé de ...

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No matter where, no matter when, you can pretty much count on the fact that some people who drink are going to wake up one morning badly hung over. Why? Well, duh. Because they drank too much the night before.

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Éduc'alcool is an independent, not-for-profit organization.

Its members are parapublic institutions, alcoholic beverage industry associations and individuals from various milieus (public health, education, journalism), who, fully of aware of their social responsibility, implement information, education and prevention programs designed to help young people and adults make enlightened, responsible decisions about drinking.

Éduc'alcool's commitment is accurately reflected in its slogan: La modération a bien meilleur goût / Moderation is always in good taste.

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