BLOG: TASMAC Shops — Delusive Paradises

Tamil Nadu suffers from the burden of alcohol harm and the government-owned alcohol wholesale and retail monopoly TASMAC is fueling much of the alcoholism epidemic in the Indian state; what can be done to reverse the trends…

BLOG: Understanding Mumbai Hooch Tragedy

As aggressive as ever in its pursuit of giant profits in India, the alcohol industry makes a point in every such situation for its benefit – it routinely claims that it is hooch tragedies occur due to heavy taxation imposed on “their alcohol products”. The argument is: the poor cannot afford legal alcohol and so are turning to cheap, illicit liquor…

BLOG: India: Need For Strong Political Will To Curb Aggressive Big Alcohol

In a situation where the aggressive tactics of the alcohol industry, mostly foreign multinational corporations, increasingly endanger the development of India, the well-being of our children, families and communities, we need to ask ourselves what we can do about it…