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Review: Sarah Hepola’s ‘Blackout,’ on the Darkness That Took Over Her Life

“I wore clothes that stank of hamper and Marlboro Lights, and it seemed to me that men got off on this new uncorseted persona,” she writes...“Death to the girl of the nervous fidgets, behold the woman with a beer in her hand and one endless cigarette.”
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 11:54

ON TAP: Organised Crime and the Illicit Trade in Tobacco, Alcohol and Pharmaceuticals in the UK (PDF)

In 2010, for example, the Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) estimated that the illicit cigarette trade in the UK was 19 per cent of the total, compared with Philip Morris’ Project Star estimate of 13 per cent, the Tax Payers’ Alliance’s estimate
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 12:39

[Russia] Drinking in a public park in Moscow? Your name could end up on a ‘board of shame.’

“The photo shows a concrete fact. It will be photographic reportage, not a portrait of a person...the pictures would show the person caught red-handed in the act of smoking/drinking/letting their dog poop. The organizers would not post the accused perpetr
The Washington Post
added May 29, 2015 11:30

Altria 2014 Annual Report (PDF)

The smokeable products segment performance last year was outstanding. We delivered strong adjusted operating companies income growth of 6.7%, driven by higher pricing. Adjusted operating companies income margins also increased for the year to 44.1%.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:36
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[UK] War on couch potato Britain: NHS boss demands battle against binge drinking and smoking to help save the NHS

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, set out in stark terms the need to 'pull out all the stops on prevention' to make people live healthier lifestyles or ‘face the music’ A battle against 'couch potato' lifestyles, binge drinking and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:46

A Billion Smokers, 240 Million Alcohol Abusers Worldwide: Study

The research suggests that about a billion people -- more than 20 percent of the world's adult population -- smoke, ... "The most striking thing to emerge is how much more damage is done to society by legal drugs than illegal ones," study co-author Rober
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2015 15:21

Global statistics on addictive behaviours: 2014 status report [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco and alcohol use are by far the most prevalent addictive behaviours and cause the large majority of the harm. However, the quality of data on prevalence and addiction-related harms is mostly low, and comparisons between countries and regions must
added May 14, 2015 10:34

One billion smokers in the world now: Study

One billion people in the world smoke tobacco while 240 million have an alcohol use disorder, according to a new study that compiled the most up-to-date evidence on addictive disorders globally.... The "Global Statistics on Addictive Behaviours: 2014 Sta
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 14, 2015 01:20
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[Kansas] Salina Post Campaign cash helps alcohol, tobacco companies shape tax debate

Brownback proposed significant alcohol and tobacco tax increases in January to help close a budget gap. By that time, the alcohol and tobacco industry had combined to give almost $40,000 in the last two years to aid the re-election campaigns of the 34 le
Salina (KS) Post
added May 11, 2015 23:19

Researchers suggest ways to keep harmful tobacco and alcohol products away from young people

Saloner says research into how tobacco and alcohol regulations do or do not protect children from those products is robust. He and his co-authors -- Colleen Barry, PhD, MPP, and Beth McGinty, PhD, MS, -- suggest four strategies to prevent marijuana use a
added May 6, 2015 13:01
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