Topic: Tobacco Industry

NEWS: Alcohol, Tobacco Rip Whole In Personal Finances

Alcohol and tobacco use are drains on personal finances and rip wholes into people’s wallets and bank accounts. A new study released Tuesday by the personal finance organization WalletHub gives us a rough idea of the fact that tobacco, like alcohol use, expenditures are ripping wholes into the wallets and bank accounts of people…

NEWS: Kids Heavily Targeted By Big Alcohol On YouTube

Children between the ages of 13 to 15 years are most exposed to alcohol and tobacco imagery and lyrics on YouTube , according to new data published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health…

BLOG: Alcohol Promotion By Celebrities Is Health Hazard

Increasingly celebrities in India seek to make loads of money in a short period of time, and choose collaboration with unethical companies, promoting harmful products. And then there are powerful role models who choose another path…

NEWS: Alcohol Industry Involved In Big Tobacco Bribery

A few weeks ago BBC’s Panorama exposed corruption at one of Britain’s biggest companies: British American Tobacco. Reporter Richard Bilton uncovered evidence that employees bribed civil servants and politicians across Africa – undermining a United Nations campaign to save lives.
The evidence of bribery schemes conducted by the UK’s British American Tobacco (BAT) now shows that the alcohol industry is entangled, too. The scandal also involves BAT rival Mastermind Tobacco as well as East African Breweries Limited (EABL)…

NEWS: BBC Panorama: The Secret Bribes Of Big Tobacco

BBC’s Panorama exposes corruption at one of Britain’s biggest companies. Reporter Richard Bilton uncovers evidence that employees bribed civil servants and politicians across Africa – undermining a United Nationscampaign to save lives. He challenges the officials who took the cash and asks whether the company will now be prosecuted for the crimes…

NEWS: BMJ: Big Beer Behemoth Threat To Global Health

The two biggest beer producers in the world have agreed on terms for a gigantic deal. The merger is set to create a beer behemoth responsible for one in three beers sold worldwide. We are deeply concerned as this spells trouble for people and communities around the world and will pose even greater obstacles to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals…

BLOG: Fake Free At European Prevention Conference

Fake Free as innovative prevention approach easily starts a lot of interesting conversations and blows a lot of minds, even among some of the leading people in the field of prevention. Viktor shares two lessons learned from presenting the Fake Free prevention approach at the European prevention conference…

BLOG: Big Beer Behemoth Big Problems Abound

The biggest beer producers agreed on terms for a gigantic deal that means profits for a few and serious threat to global health, development for the rest. Here’s my analysis of how and why this beer behemoth will mean trouble for global health and development…

NEWS: New Beer Behemoth Threat To Development

The two biggest beer producers in the world have agreed on terms for a gigantic deal. The merger is set to create a beer behemoth responsible for one in three beers sold worldwide. We are deeply concerned as this spells trouble for people and communities around the world and will pose even greater obstacles to achieving the Sustainable Development Gaols…

BLOG: New Beer Behemoth Threat To Health, Development

The two biggest beer producers in the world have agreed on terms for a gigantic deal. The merger is set to create a beer behemoth responsible for one in three beers sold worldwide. We are deeply concerned as this spells trouble for people and communities around the world and will pose even greater obstacles to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals…