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Happiness and harm awareness could keep young people from drinking and smoking

Researchers at UCL, UK found that young people who were happier and more aware of the harms of alcohol and cigarettes were more likely to never drink or smoke than those who were less aware or perceived themselves as less happy.
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2017 01:06
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[UK] North East councils run £1.3m alcohol and tobacco 'de-normalisation' campaign

PR is at the heart of a new push to reduce levels... Existing government-funded programmes Fresh and Balance, which work to reduce rates of drinking and smoking respectively, will drive the new project, now underway and scheduled to run until 2020.
PR Week US
added May 24, 2017 15:32
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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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For young adults, cigarettes more pleasurable with alcohol than with pot

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
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 18, 2017 12:47
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PAHO Encourages Caribbean Countries to Tax Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Reduce Burden of Noncommunicable Disease

PAHO/WHO is bringing together health and finance officials from 17 countries and territories for the Caribbean Subregional Workshop on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Barbados May 16-18, to discuss the benefits of adopting such measures
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 17, 2017 20:58
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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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[New Zealand] Tobacco 40pc of one supermarket's sales

A Dunedin supermarket with a perfect record selling alcohol faces losing its liquor licence over the amount of tobacco products it sells. A report on the licence application by Brockville Four Square Supermarket said the police, public and Medical Offic
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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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
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 14:06
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[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
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[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
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