Tagged: Elections

NEWS: UK: Alcohol Policy in Election Manifestos

Selected alcohol policy commitments have been taken up by several political parties in the UK through their election manifestos for the snap elections to be held on December 12. Alcohol Policy UK has summarized the commitments towards alcohol policy by the four major political parties in the run up to the elections…

NEWS: Bolivia: Election Day Is Alcohol-Free Holiday

In Bolivia election day is an alcohol-free holiday. Bolivia had its presidential election on the 20th October a Sunday and it was declared alcohol-free among other things. While President Evo Morales was trying for a fourth straight term, in this election, sale and consumption of alcohol was banned, even at home…

NEWS: US Elections: Candidate Unveils Plan for Mental Health

South Bend Mayor and candidate for the Democratic Nomination to become President of the United States, Pete Buttigieg released a plan to expand mental health care services and fight addiction, with the goal of preventing 1 million deaths over the next nine years…

NEWS: US Elections: Mixed Results For Pot Legalization

Mixed election results
Arizona resisted legalization, but deep pocketed pro-marijuana investors prevailed in California, and in fairly close votes in Nevada and Massachusetts. We trail in Maine by less than 1%, and are not ready to concede that race yet. A new governor in Vermont was elected who has said he is against marijuana legalization. And several Oregon cities rejected marijuana sales. However, Denver may have voted to allow indoor marijuana use at bars, cafes or art galleries…