Tagged: Big Alcohol

BLOG: Overview Of Alcohol Situation And Policy Developments In India

Part 1 of 10: Alcohol has scarcely been in use over centuries in the Indian region. Colonization boosted alcohol culture in India. The law relating to the collection and control of excise revenue and regulating the manufacture, possession, sale and transit of liquor was embodied in a regulation in 1878. A uniform Excise (Abkari) Act for the entire country was enacted in 1902…

BLOG: A Peak Into The Mind Of Big Alcohol CEO

We see a Big Alcohol CEO in disconnect. The disconnect is not enough though. Spendrup follows up to take us on a time travel from the 21st century back into the Dark Ages where women were at best considered second class human beings, sometimes not even that and had to fight for centuries for basic Human Rights…

BLOG: Alcohol Causes Poverty

Evidence from East Africa shows: Alcohol consumers are using up a tremendous amount of their incomes – causing stagnant development as well as uneducated and therefore unproductive children leading to entrenched poverty…

BLOG: Alcohol Fuelled Global Cancer Epidemic – 4 Facts To Turn The Tide

On World Cancer Day, WHO released World Cancer Report 2014 showing a scary picture of the global surge of cancer. Alcohol plays a major role in the epidemic that is fuelled by Big Alcohol. Prevention measures must be implemented to turn the tide, save lives and improve lifestyles of millions. And four facts are crucial in this mission…

BLOG: Open Letter To President Barack Obama: The Notorious Comparison Of Alcohol And Marijuana, And The Most Important Aspect That Is Conspicuously Absent

We think the issue of drug and alcohol policy will be a big part of your legacy as President, potentially undermining your goals of building a sustainable health care system, of putting the economy on track towards sustainability and of giving every young American a fair shot at the American dream…