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[Europe, UK] Cancer death rates fall more slowly among women after decades of smoking and drinking take their toll

le death rates from cancer have dropped 8.2% across Europe in five years However death rates for women dropped just 3.6% in the same time frame A study attributes increased smoking and drinking among women as the cause
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:18
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[UK] Big Tobacco sets stage for alcohol to defend brands

December, the government advisory board Public Health England proposed extending plain packaging to alcohol. With so much of the value of a product tied up in external features, from the curves of a champagne bottle to the punk labels of craft beer, the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:07
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Altria's Stake In Anheuser-Busch Inbev

Altria's ownership stake in SABMiller was transferred to Anheuser-Busch Inbev on October 10th, 2016, with the sale of SABMiller to Anheuser-Busch. The aftermath of the deal was brought to light in the last quarterly report with more details due out with
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 22, 2017 00:54
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[Asia-pacific] LIEW: Will raising the minimum legal age for smoking work in Singapore?

As a former police officer with more than a decade of service as both a regular and a reservist, I have had to respond to many fights and altercations caused by alcohol....one has to ask which is a bigger social evil, and if public health should outweigh
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:14
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[Virginia] New legislation could allow alcohol in cigar shops

New legislation in the Virginia General Assembly could allow cigar shops to serve limited alcohol with their smokes. Introduced by Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, House Bill 2220 is currently in a House subcommittee and will be heard Tuesday.
Staunton (VA) Daily News Leader
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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The 3 deadliest drugs in America are legal

As America debates drug policy reforms and marijuana legalization, there's one aspect of the war on drugs that remains perplexingly contradictory: Some of the most dangerous drugs in the US are legal.... When it comes to deadliness, no single substance c
Vox Media
added Jan 17, 2017 22:06
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These Are the World’s Cheapest Places to Buy Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Indulging in a weekly habit of drugs, booze and cigarettes can cost you as little as $41.40 in Laos and a whopping $1,441.50 in Japan, according to the Bloomberg Vice Index.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 13, 2017 16:56
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[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and smoking cigarettes together could be having a negative impact on your memory. In fact, the impairment associated with using both of these substances is greater than the single use of either substance – a double w
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 3, 2017 21:59
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