One in eight of all European deaths between 15-64 yearsdue to alcohol

Europeans drink more than twice the world’s average and alcohol represents the number one addiction problem in Europe today, greater than any other drug or gambling, with around 1 in every 8 deaths amongst 15-64 year olds being due to alcohol. The first ALICE RAP policy brief on alcohol policy, launched at the project’s General Partner Meeting in Newcastle this week, advocatesevidence-based policy solutions to tackle this persistent addiction problem.