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[Cuba, USA] Smoke and Drink Up!

The Obama administration announced Friday it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2016 14:49
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[Asia, Kazakhstan] Alcohol, Tobacco Excise Duties to be Increased until 2019

The excise duties on alcohol and tobacco will be gradually increased by 2019. Excise duties will grow to 85 percent on alcohol, 219 on beer and 74 percent on tobacco products.
Astana Times (kz)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:30
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[UK] E-cigarette makers push for alcohol link in advertising

Makers of electronic cigarettes have welcomed a consultation on the rules governing how their products should be advertised in the UK, but said they would fight plans to ban e-cigs being linked with alcohol. The Committee for Advertising Practice (CAP)
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:45
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Blood pressure, smoking and alcohol: the health risks with the biggest burden

Global analysis finds that risk factors for chronic diseases have become bigger causes of disease than child hunger.
Imperial College London (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:44
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The slippery slope / The Domino Effect of Tobacco Regulation on Other Consumer Goods

More and more, the [FCTC] is used as a blueprint by public health advocates to propose global regulatory frameworks that address other health concerns like obesity or excessive alcohol consumption. Such measures include tax increases, advertising restric
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 17:59
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High taxes and limited enforcement have New York City awash in illegal booze and cigarettes

Illegal smuggling deprives New York state of at least $1.6 billion in annual tax revenue, and the enterprise has grown exponentially since the city and state quadrupled tobacco taxes between 2001 and 2011. As nationwide liquor sales have jumped 106% sin
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 20, 2016 21:30
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[Kansas] Editorial: Tobacco, liquor taxes destined to increase

Soliciting the testimony of medical experts is a nice ploy, but legislators and the governor are interested in the money to be made from those who continue to consume tobacco and alcohol. Convincing people to shun those substances isn’t their game plan a
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:54
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[California] Stanford study: Higher tobacco taxes associated with reduced alcohol consumption

A Stanford-led team of researchers found that increases in tobacco taxes were associated with lower alcohol consumption among certain groups of people. This finding suggests that an increased tobacco tax may simultaneously reduce smoking and alcohol cons
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 14, 2013 02:46
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29
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Tobacco smoking interferes with GABAA receptor neuroadaptations during prolonged alcohol withdrawal

constituents in tobacco smoke other than nicotine block the recovery of GABAA receptor systems during sustained alcohol abstinence, contributing to alcohol relapse and the perpetuation of smoking.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Dec 2, 2014 08:15
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