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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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[Asia] Sri Lanka Government's program to reduce tobacco and alcohol consumption is a success, President claims

said for the first time in history the Treasury has reported to the Cabinet that the revenues made from tobacco and alcohol had dropped drastically. He said this is a good thing since reduced revenues means reduced consumption.
LankaPage.com
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[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
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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
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40
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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
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