Tagged: Big Alcohol

BLOG: Importing Alcohol Harm Via Diplomats, Big Alcohol

As Indian government official step up enforcement of rules governing alcohol import, multinational corporations are found to violate basic laws. The impasse at the customs is utilised by foreign diplomats who are bootlegging their alcohol…
We see illegal and shameful behaviour that imports alcohol harm into our country…

BLOG: ICAP’s Metamorphosis: From Analysis, Balance, And Partnership To Industry Lobby Group?

We can no longer afford to have a multi-billion dollar industry for a product that is ranked as third leading risk factor for death and is responsible for 5.5% of the Global Burden of Disease, controlling the public relations agenda. Metamorphasis is controlled by DNA, and the current transition indicates that ICAP’s development is being directed by its alcohol and tobacco industry genes…

BLOG: In Asia Cooperation Beyond Borders For Alcohol Control

From 22 to 24 July 2014 Parliamentarians and civil society representatives get together in Colombo, Sri Lanka in order to discuss policies to control and prevent harm caused by alcohol and tobacco. Democracy in action. Dialogue beyond borders. Heart-driven towards life set free…

BLOG: 3 Facts Summarising The World Cup

Football at its best is alcohol free; Alcohol does not belong into football; Fifa cooperation with Big Alcohol is harmful to its constituency…

BLOG: Big Alcohol And Big Tobacco Are Big Buddies

Exposing ties between Big Alcohol, Big Tobacco – Altria, previously Philip Morris, owns major stakes in SABMiller. Together they manufacture death, disease. SABMiller is among the four largest brewers in the world and Altria Group, Inc. owns 26.7% of SABMiller shares, the biggest part of the shares with vast economic and voting interest in one of the world’s biggest alcohol companies. Altria has three seats on the 11-person board of directors…

BLOG: Trade Commissioner And Alcohol Industry – Time To Re-evaluate The Relation

Independent scientific analysis shows the harmful practices of the alcohol industry, contributing to this amount of harm. Alcohol simply is no ordinary commodity. And the alcohol industry is not an ordinary business. Commissioner De Gucht failed to take this into account…

BLOG: Budweiser Bill Backfires Badly

I think this development is a very important example for all those dedicated to promote health, well-being and social progress – to not back down from corporate bullying. Reality catches up eventually. In the frame of one global event we have now documented prove of what the alcohol industry does: distort and ignore evidence in a way that turns out to be grotesque. This Budweiser Bill backfired badly – and it is a lesson to all decision-makers around the world to not trust the alcohol industry…

BLOG: Launching Mandarin Translation of “Alcohol No Ordinary Commodity”

Like the English- or Spanish speaking communities, like the Swahili, Russian, or Hindi-speakers also the Mandarin-speaking community in the world knows about the burden of alcohol harm. They know the impact on individuals, families, their communities and society…

BLOG: Trend Continues: More Lankese Choose Alcohol Free

ADIC research shows: The majority of people in Sri Lanka chooses to live alcohol free and the trend shows that alcohol consumption is declining. But those who want to quit using need better support and more alcohol free environments. And decision-makers need protection from aggressive lobbying by the alcohol industry…