The new alcohol act: more availability to minors?

Finland is renewing its alcohol act. The government has presented its proposal to the Parliament. It is now being considered and negotiated by the help of expertise hearings. One of these experts is Anu Katainen, university researcher and leader of the Online Marketing of Alcohol– project: “The proposal for the new alcohol act may put an end to the decreasing trend in under-age alcohol consumption which has been continuing for almost two decades now”, she says. Continue reading

Welfare state study in the news

Last week the University of Helsinki sent out a press release regarding new CEACG-research on how the welfare state ethos has developed in Finnish Government Programmes from the 1950s up until present days. The study made great headlines throughout the week and the university’s press release was shared 1500 times within a day.

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