Tag Archives: alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes to Go Up

New York — CONCERNED by the high prevalence of non-communicable diseases, the Government is considering raising alcohol and tobacco taxes to finance the prevention and treatment of such conditions.

We’re off the cigarettes but still struggling with alcohol and drugs


Making Money From Alcohol And Tobacco

If you’re looking to buy shares in a stable business which has good growth prospects and pays a reasonable dividend, and you don’t consider yourself to be an ethical investor, you could do far worse than to have a look at the multinational alcohol and tobacco manufacturers.

Alcohol more harmful than heroin

Alcohol is more harmful than heroin or crack, according to a study published in medical journal the Lancet.

Tobacco, alcohol, oil pour cash into ‘anti-tax’ effort

Tobacco, alcohol and oil companies are fueling the vast majority of the donations against a controversial initiative on the November ballot,

Predictable response to alcohol report

Doug Sellman and Jennie Connor take issue with Roger Kerr’s “dismissal” of the Law Commission’s alcohol report.

Tobacco is stealing a march on alcohol

REMEMBER Benson & Hedges? British American Tobacco (BAT) SA in 2007 discontinued the gold-packeted cigarette and[caption id="attachment_6366" align="alignright" width="408" caption="alcohol"][/caption] tried to shift smokers to a similar- tasting brand, Kent.

Is drinking alcohol the new smoking?

DURHAM — The season of holiday parties is well underway and most people by now are well aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. But if you’re planning on consuming alcohol, and you won’t be driving, you still might want to think twice before you accept a second or third drink — if you care about your health.

Australian could be exorcised from outdoor eating and drinking venues

Australia is apparently eager to become home of the strictest anti-smoking rules across the globe. The local health officials keep proposing regulations and restrictions like various bans and tax increases to crack down the tobacco consumption throughout the nonsmokercountry.
In conformity with the new legislation introduced by Australian Capital Territory (where the Capital City Canberra and the largest city Sydney are located), lighting up will be banned in any outdoor public eating or drinking facility.