Health determinants: lifestyle

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Health determinants: lifestyle

Outline of the Community (European Union) legislation about Health determinants: lifestyle


These categories group together and put in context the legislative and non-legislative initiatives which deal with the same topic.

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Health determinants: lifestyle


  • Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Proposal)
  • Green Paper on promoting smoke-free areas in the European Union
  • Advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products (print media, radio, information society)
  • Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products
  • Prevention of smoking
  • Ban on smoking in public places
  • Community Tobacco Fund: information programmes


  • European strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm
  • Community strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm (Council conclusions – 2001)
  • Drinking of alcohol by young people
  • Drinking and driving: Maximum authorised level of alcohol in the blood

Nutrition and physical activity

  • Healthy diet for a healthy life
  • Green Paper on promoting healthy diets and physical activity
  • A Strategy for Europe on nutrition, overweight and obesity related health issues
  • Obesity, nutrition and physical activity
  • Nutrition and health

Mental health

  • Alzheimer’s and other dementias: European initiative
  • Green Paper on Mental Health
  • Community action in the field of mental health
  • Combating stigma and discrimination in relation to mental health
  • Combating stress and depression-related problems

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