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Tobacco's Role in Movies Falls, Alcohol's Rises

Master Settlement Agreement in 1998, tobacco brand appearances in top-grossing movies decreased 7% annually (95% CI 5.4%-8.7%) before leveling at 22 appearances a year after 2006, according to a study by James Sargent, MD, of Norris Cotton Cancer Center i
MedPage Today
added May 29, 2013 11:39

[Czech Republic] Gov't toughens fight against alcohol drinking, smoking

The Czech government Wednesday approved a plan of the state's tougher fight against excessive alcohol drinking and smoking, mainly by young people, by enhancing prevention steps at schools and setting up a network of services for those in trouble due to d
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 28, 2013 13:44

[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

[Africa, Nigeria] OKAFOR: Why tobacco isn’t going away

The bottomline: considering people’s choices, preferences and spending power, tobacco and alcohol aren’t going anywhere soon, and the anti-tobacco fight still has a long way to go in Nigeria. The excise upward review announced by the finance minister Kem
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 10, 2018 21:34

[France] Sensation seeking moderates television’s cultivation of alcohol and tobacco beliefs: Evidence from a national study of French adolescents

• Positive images of smoking and drinking abound TV. • Cumulative TV exposure relates to adolescents’ positive views of alcohol/tobacco. • This cultivation effect is strongest amongst adolescents high in sensation-seeking. • Positive drinking/smoking
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 17, 2018 19:57
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