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NEWS: Worldwide Alcohol Policy Newsletter Week #21

Welcome to another week of carefully curated highlights from Alcohol Policy News, Latest Science Digest, and Big Alcohol Watch.
This week, Alcohol Policy News come from Ghana, the United States, Germany, Finland and youth in Europe (HSBC)…
The Latest Science Digest covers issues of alcohol consumption reductions in Europe (or lack thereof), NCDs prevention policies in the Pacific, Estonia utilizing alcohol policy as catalyst for the SDGs, and the effects of TV alcohol ads exposure on alcohol consumption… 
The Big Alcohol Watch exposes how the alcohol industry plans to exploit Aboriginal communities by placing a “super store” in the middle of alcohol-free communities, and how Big Alcohol tries to delay pregnancy warning labels, again…This week’s Special Feature sheds light the historic World Health Assembly, including Movendi International and civil society advocacy…

NEWS: Australia: Big Alcohol Delays Pregnancy Warning Labels (Again)

Big Alcohol again delays implementing the pregnancy warning label proposed by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) with more excuses about cost and “label contrast”. Since February when the new label was proposed by FSANZ Big Alcohol has been fighting aggressively against implementing it…

NEWS: Big Alcohol Hides Fact Alcohol Causes Cancer From Public

The latest issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, one of the top journals in the international substance use field runs a series of groundbreaking research into alcohol labeling effects. Big Alcohol influence and legal threats to shut down some of the studies and distorting and denying of data show that Big Alcohol hides the fact that “alcohol causes cancer” from the public…

REPORT: Labels on Alcohol Bottles Increase Awareness of Alcohol Harms, Guidelines

A series of journal articles published on the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (Volume 81, Issue 2) in March support that when alcohol bottles come with conspicuous labels providing information on the risks of alcohol consumption or alcohol use guidelines, people are better informed about alcohol’s harms and may cut down their alcohol use…

REPORT: The Arrogance of Power: Alcohol Industry Interference With Warning Label Research

At a time when the alcohol industry and public health authorities are both moving toward the development of procedures that would advise consumers about the health hazards of alcohol consumption, alcohol scientists at Public Health Ontario and the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria have been conducting groundbreaking studies that are sure to advance alcohol labeling policy, labeling research, and prevention theory…

REPORT: Health Warning Labels on Alcohol and Snacks May Reduce Consumption

Image-and-text health warning labels depicting bowel cancer showed greatest potential for reducing selection and consumption of alcoholic drinks and energy-dense snacks, although they were the least acceptable.
Laboratory and field studies are needed to assess their impact on selection and consumption…