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[Europe] Here's how Ireland's alcohol and tobacco prices compare to the rest of the EU

Of the 28 EU member states, Ireland topped the survey and were 175% of the average EU price for alcohol and tobacco with our neighbours in the UK coming in at second place on 163%...lowest alcohol and tobacco price level in 2016 was registered in Bulgari
Joe.ie (ie)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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Russians cut down on smoking and drinking, says health minister

The level of alcohol and tobacco consumption in Russia has sizably declined, Russian Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova told a European session on non-infectious diseases of the World Health Organization.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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[Switzerland] World Health Assembly Concludes with Focus on Means to Achieve Health-Related SDGs

The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
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Regular/occasional teen cannabis use linked to other drug taking in early adulthood

Regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood... And this pattern is also associated with harmful drinking and smoking, the findings show.
EurekAlert
added Jun 8, 2017 15:54
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Alcohol-flavoured tobacco products

48 types of alcohol-flavoured tobacco products marketed by 409 tobacco brands were identified....The widespread availability of alcohol-flavoured tobacco products illustrates the need to regulate characterising flavours on all tobacco products.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2017 03:20
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[Australia] Parents and grandparents are BIGGER drug-takers than teenagers, according to new research (and they are smoking and drinking more too)

those who have never smoked rising from 95 per cent in 2013 to 98 per cent in 2016. In comparison, Australians aged 40-49 years old are the highest age bracket for daily smokers, at 22 per cent. The age when young people are trying alcohol and cigarett
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:05
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[Czech Republic] Beer-loving Czechs stub out cigarettes as pubs go smoke-free

Pubs in the Czech capital Prague filled up on Tuesday night and some held special events as smokers lit up for the last time before a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants took effect. The ban, which started at midnight, gives the beer-loving nation so
Reuters
added May 31, 2017 17:53
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Why Your Brain Craves Cigarettes When You Drink

the urge to smoke is two-pronged. The first part results from the way nicotine affects memory, but the other is in how nicotine combines with alcohol to reduce dopamine levels. Together the two mechanisms make cigarettes seem delicious. Let's break that
Vice.com
added May 31, 2017 17:37
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[Ireland] Fewer Irish children are smoking, getting drunk and using cannabis

Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children study...analysed data on almost 50,000...children smoking fell from 22.6 per cent in 1998 to 8.3 per cent in 2014, while the number who reported having smoked their first cigarette before the age of 13 fell from 61
Times Of London (uk)
added May 31, 2017 13:47
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What could keep young people away from alcohol and cigarettes? Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Joint interventions to promote happiness and harm awareness could help young adolescents from engaging with drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 25, 2017 15:52
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