Expert opinion on the evolution of public discourse on alcohol consumption in France

Catherine Feart, research scientist U1219 Bordeaux Population Health of the LEHA team is one of the 8 experts, mandated by Santé Public France and the Institut national du cancer (Inca) Which issued a notice published on May 4, 2017 advocating to scale the references of alcohol consumption down in France.

The working group was led following a referral from the Interdepartmental Mission to Combat Drugs and Addictive Behaviors (Mildeca) and the Directorate General of Health (DGS) with the aim of renewing the public discourse on alcohol . The experts recommend that public authorities: – to inform the population about the health risks associated with alcohol consumption – not to consume more than 10 standard drinks per week and not more than 2 per day for men and women and to have days in the week without consumption

See notice (only in French)

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