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[UK-Scotland] Supreme Court stubs out challenge to tobacco restrictions in Scotland

At the very least the decision may be a useful indicator of some of the reasoning that may be followed in the Scottish judicial review proceedings.
Lexology (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 13:50

Russia tries to improve life expectancy with laws curbing drinking, smoking

Two big steps are in the works to change some of the dynamics. Russia’s lower house of parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill forbidding smoking in public places, which the upper house approved Wednesday and is expected to be signed quickly by Putin.
Washington Post
added Feb 21, 2013 11:13

[South Africa] New anti-smoking laws to be introduced

ANC delegates voted for stricter anti-smoking laws during the party's elective conference in Mangaung in December. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he will this week sign a protocol in Geneva that will force the South African government to ensure t
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jan 8, 2013 13:03

[Philippines] Sin tax spells doom for tobacco, alcohol

Four senators and the House Minority Leader said the sin tax bill ratified Tuesday night by both chambers will spell the death of the tobacco and alcohol industries.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 12, 2012 14:53

[Connecticut] Yale study: Smoking bans may help curb problem drinking

in states with bans, 61 percent of problem drinkers had changed their ways from one interview period to the next. The researchers also found that, in states with public smoking bans, there were 4 percent fewer new cases of alcohol use disorder from one in
Darien (CT) News
added Oct 1, 2012 02:04

[UK] The Wages of Sin Taxes: The True Cost of Taxing Alcohol, Tobacco and Other "Vices"

Most of the costs of drinking and smoking fall on individual consumers, not the public. There is no economic justification for increasing taxes on smokers and drinkers.
Adam Smith Institute
added May 15, 2012 08:38

Health at a Glance 2017: Smoking and alcohol consumption among children

Over 15% of 15-year-olds smoke at least once a week in France, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Slovak Republic, as well as Lithuania (Figure 4.5). At the other end of the scale, fewer than 5% report weekly smoking in Iceland and Norway. Across the OE
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:05

Could redesigning supermarkets, bars and restaurants ‘nudge’ us away from harmful consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco?

This ambitious four year research programme will systematically test ways of redesigning real-world supermarkets, bars and restaurants which could reduce consumption. Specialist laboratory studies to understand promising mechanisms will also be carried
University of Bristol (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:07

Bhutan tops tobacco and marijuana users in South East Asia

Bhutan has the highest number of (24.6 percent) smokers in the region, a report on mental health status of adolescents in South-East Asia states. Despite complete ban on tobacco sales, tobacco use remains high among 13 to 17 year-old which constitutes 9
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jul 5, 2017 04:45

Smoke-Free Laws and Hazardous Drinking: A Cross-Sectional Study among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

our study ... provides further evidence that policymakers can implement smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure (which contribute to reducing smoking) without increasing risk of alcohol-related health issues among drinkers.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2017 05:03
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