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[Europe] Finland, UK and Ireland singled out in 2017 ‘Nanny State Index’

“The most heavy-handed countries – Finland, the UK and Ireland – all have very high taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as well as severe smoking bans,” the 2017 edition says. At the other end of the table, the index lists the Czech Republic and Germany as pl
added May 11, 2017 14:06

[Europe, UK] Brexit: Lawyers warn of industry influence over public health laws as EU 'fundamental right' is axed

Tobacco and alcohol companies could win more easily in court cases such as the recent battle over plain cigarette packaging if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is abandoned, they wrote in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
The Independent (uk)
added May 4, 2017 15:12

[New York] Raising a glass to breaking the rules: How underage stars at the Met Gala were given access to alcohol, as Elle Fanning, 19, is pictured toasting at her table with WINE

Dozens of images were also posted on social media showing celebrities smoking indoors at the event - which is also illegal in New York City
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 3, 2017 23:56

[Australia, UK] Failure to publish tobacco and alcohol submissions to drug policy review 'alarming', say experts

The Australian government may have breached international tobacco control conventions for failing to publish submissions from powerful alcohol and tobacco companies to a drug policy review, according to authors of a new health study.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 14:05

Cigarettes, Alcohol & Pot: Why Some Young Smokers Combine Drugs

For young smokers, the pleasure of smoking a cigarette is greater when they are also drinking alcohol than when they are also smoking pot, according to a new study. The findings could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers sa (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40

For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot

At parties across America, young adult smokers are more likely to pair cigarettes with alcohol than with a "joint." "Our findings show that co-use of cigarettes and alcohol could be more pleasurable than co-use of cigarettes and marijuana," co-first auth
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 19, 2017 18:36

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

The study is the first to document that tobacco accompanied by alcohol provides cigarette smokers with a greater perceived reward than when they smoke cigarettes while using marijuana. The study will be published online April 18 in the journal Addiction
added Apr 18, 2017 16:53

Preventing Alcohol and Tobacco Exposed Pregnancies: CHOICES Plus in Primary Care

CHOICES Plus significantly reduced AEP and TEP risk. Addressing these commonly co-occurring risk factors in a single preconception program proved both feasible and efficacious in a low-income primary care population. Intervening with women before they be
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 19, 2017 02:06
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01

[UK] 'We didn't know the risks': Loose Women stars Nadia Sawalha and Linda Robson express regret as they admit to drinking and smoking during first pregnancies

Appearing on Wednesday’s edition of the popular daytime show, the panelists admitted a lack of awareness around the contentious issue of smoking and drinking while pregnant resulted in both failing to kerb their unhealthy habits... 'I smoked all through
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:35
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