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Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non- (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05

Higher cigarette taxes and stronger smoke-free policies may reduce alcohol consumption

A new study has found that increases in state cigarette prices and restrictions on indoor smoking can lead to decreases in state per capita consumption of beer and spirits, but not wine.
added Sep 23, 2014 19:18

[Armenia] Hraparak: Cigarette and alcohol prices may increase further

Prices of some types of cigarettes and alcoholic drinks will rise further after Armenia’s entry into the Customs Union. The matter concerns those goods that will be imported from a third country, Hraparak writes. (am)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:30

[UK] Junk science: food companies accused of using tobacco's tricks to protect profits

Global food and drink companies are using techniques pioneered by the tobacco industry to undermine public-health policies designed to combat obesity, diabetes and alcohol-related illnesses, a new study claims.
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:08

Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47

Poll: tobacco, then alcohol, sugar, marijuana most harmful substances

When asked in a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll which of the four substances is most harmful, 49 percent of respondents chose tobacco, with alcohol next at 24 percent. Sugar received 15 percent and marijuana only 8 percent
added Mar 13, 2014 17:48

[Texas] E-cigarettes 'ARE a gateway to smoking for young people - AND their use is linked to a greater risk of alcohol abuse'

A new study has shown that e-cigarette use among college students increases the likelihood they will become heavy drinkers. Furthermore, it found male college students are more likely to use the devices
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:54

Europe has 'alarming' rates of smoking, drinking and obesity: WHO

In a report on health in its European Region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that while many countries had reduced risk factors for premature death, rates of obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption "remain alarmingly high". "Europeans dri
added Sep 22, 2015 21:15

[Australia, Indonesia, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packs ‘could see whisky in trade war’

SCOTCH whisky could be dragged into a tit-for-tat trade war because of plans to ­introduce plain packaging for cigarettes in Scotland and the rest of the UK, MPs fear. The Indonesian government has proposed forcing Australian wine to be sold in plain pa
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:35

Russia could be the "big prize" for wine sector claims tobacco chief

Speaking at the recent Wine Vision conference in London, Johnstone shared BAT’s experiences and lessons in tobacco retailing in Russia and Eastern Europe at Wine Vision and said there was much the wine and drinks industry could learn from its experienc (William Reed Business Media Ltd) (uk)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:44
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