Tagged: Alcohol Taxation

NEWS: Ghana: National Alcohol Policy Launched

A national policy to regulate the production, distribution, sale, advertisement and consumption of alcohol has been launched in Accra, Ghana’s capital…

BLOG: Taxation In East Africa: Why Governments Need Alcohol Taxes

The Public good and public health approach needs to be recognized when considering alcohol taxation. The case of South Africa shows that evidence-based alcohol policy measures, like taxation, can help improve social well being and the economy…

NEWS: Finland: €2 Million Unpaid Alcohol Taxes

Following investigation, Finnish customs net nearly two million euros in unpaid alcohol taxes from online stores
Online liquor sellers have had to fork out more than €2 million in unpaid taxes to Finnish Customs. The payout follows intense scrutiny of online retailers selling alcoholic beverages in Finland. This is only the tip of the iceberg of tax avoidance…

BLOG: Regulating Alcohol To Prevent NCDs

In 2015, Kenya leaped from low-income to lower-middle income status. But the increasing burden of NCDs and alcohol harm make up a massive obstacle to continued development. Fortunately, science provides clear evidence about what can be done and what is effective to promote health and boost development in Kenya…

NEWS: 5 Most Read News Stories In 2016

5 Most Read News Stories On The IOGT Newsfeed
The IOGT Newsfeed has generated more than 270 breaking news stories in 2016…