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[California] Cigarettes cheaper than candy: Booze and junk food ads everywhere in unhealthy Orange County

In Orange County, 83 percent of the stores had “little cigars” or cigarillos on the shelves, but only 57 percent offered fresh fruits and vegetables, according to the survey. The Orange County Health Care Agency noted that 79 percent of stores sold a pop
MyNewsLA.com
added Mar 9, 2017 01:26
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[UK] Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content

have carried out the first ever analysis of best-selling video games to find out the extent to which the games include this content and to assess the link between playing the games and drinking and smoking behaviour.
University of Nottingham (uk)
added Mar 5, 2017 20:18
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Alcohol and Tobacco Content in UK Video Games and Their Association with Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Young People [FREE FULL TEXT]

Content analysis identified substantial substance content in a sample of those games. Adolescents who play these video games are more likely to have experimented with tobacco and alcohol.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (uk)
added Mar 5, 2017 20:13
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[UK] Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze

New research from the United Kingdom revealed that students who excel in English, math and science appear to be less likely to smoke cigarettes than those with poorer grades. But smart teens are more likely than their less-brainy peers to knock back some
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 23, 2017 20:45
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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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[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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[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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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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