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[Canada] Smoking and alcohol-related disease in Alberta's poor three times higher than among rich

Alberta’s poor are three times more likely to end up in hospital with alcohol and smoking-related diseases than the province’s rich, according to new research. But if those health gaps could be closed, the province could save $36 million in acute care c
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 20, 2015 18:48

[Ukraine] Rada to revoke licensing of foreign economic deals with alcohol, tobacco

Ukraine's parliament, plans to revoke the licensing of exports and imports of spirit, alcohol and tobacco, and revoke financial sanctions for the non-submission of reports by companies trading in the abovementioned goods.
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:52

Russian watchdog rejects retailer Dixy's plan to buy rival Bristol

Russia's competition watchdog FAS has blocked food retailer Dixy Group's (DIXY.MM) bid to buy a controlling stake in tobacco and spirits chain Bristol.
added Nov 14, 2015 02:17

Altria Group Supports Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Proposed Business Combination with SABMiller

“Altria fully supports this transaction, and we strongly believe that the deal is in the best interest of our shareholders,” said Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. “Upon closing, Altria will continue to participa
Altria Group, Inc.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:06

[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11

Comparison of tobacco and alcohol use in films produced in Europe, Latin America, and the United States

Smoking was more commonly depicted in films produced outside the US, however there were few differences in the means for smoking screen time in films that contained smoking. This may be partly explained by the prohibition of tobacco product placement in
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 15:49

[UK] Why a cigarette is so tempting after a drink: Nicotine undoes the sleepy feeling we get from alcohol, scientists reveal

Smoking counters the effect of sleep-inducing alcohol, which may explain why so many drinkers are smokers, according to scientists at Missouri's School of Medicine 'One of the adverse effects of drinking alcohol is sleepiness,' said Dr Mahesh Thakkar, le
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:53

E-cigarette users are 'significantly more likely' to be problem drinkers: Devices encourage excess alcohol consumption, study claims

People who use the devices are significantly more likely to consume more alcohol than those who don't use them, researchers claim. Moreover, those using e-cigarettes and alcohol together report drinking more. People who use e-cigarettes are significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:43

Altria Reports 2015 Third-Quarter and Nine-Month Results; Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance

“Altria continued to deliver outstanding performance in the third quarter and for the first nine months. Once again, our businesses strengthened their market leadership, with strong income growth and solid retail share gains by the iconic Marlboro and Co
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 29, 2015 13:07

New Study Warns: Quit Smoking to Stay Sober

Smokers were two times more likely than nonsmokers to start drinking again, even after the researchers accounted for factors such as mood and anxiety disorders, illicit drug use and nicotine dependence. Most adults battling alcohol problems also smoke ci
Chicago Tribune
added Oct 29, 2015 08:45
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