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Worldwide Alcohol Policy Newsletter Week #17

WORLDWIDE WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

Week 17, April 20 – 25, 2020

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 South Africa, Sri Lanka, Europe, Thailand, and Russia…

The Latest Science Digest covers issues of COVID-19 and mental health, the factors contributing to the decline in youth alcohol use in Nordic countries, and question of how to identify substance use during pregnancy…

The Big Alcohol Watch exposes how the political activity of the alcohol industry to weaken alcohol laws in the United States, as well as unethical alcohol marketing during the COVID-19 public health crisis…

This week’s Special Feature sheds more light on the topic of alcohol as major obstacle to development…

Worldwide Alcohol Policy News

Worldwide alcohol policy news newsletter
  1. South Africa: Alcohol Sales Ban Leads to Violence Reduction.
    Read the complete story here…
  2. Sri Lanka: ADIC Calls on President to Halt Alcohol Availability Increase During COVID-19.
    Read the complete advocacy success story here…
  3. European Expert Warns: Danger of New Wave of Alcohol Addiction.
    Read the complete story here…
  4. Bangkok, Thailand: Alcohol Sales Ban Extended.
    Read the complete story here…
  5. Russia: Alcohol Policy Reforms Yield Results.
    Read the complete story here… 

Worldwide Latest Science Digest

Latest Science Digest Newsletter
  1. “Identifying Use of Alcohol and Other Substances during ­Pregnancy”
    Get to the digest of the research report here…
  2. “Similar Countries, Similar Factors? Studying the Decline of Heavy Episodic Drinking in Adolescents in Finland, Norway and Sweden”
    Get to the digest of the research article here…
  3. “The Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19 and Physical Distancing: The Need for Prevention and Early Intervention”
    Get to the digest of the research opinion here…

Worldwide Big Alcohol Watch

Big Alcohol Watch newsletter
  1. USA: Big Alcohol Uses COVID-19 to Change Alcohol Laws.
    Read the whole story here…
  2. Australia: Shocking COVID-19-Theme Alcohol Marketing.
    Read the whole story here…

Special Feature:

Alcohol as major obstacle to development

  1. Financing Development Report Omits Alcohol Taxation (Again).
    Read the complete story here…
  2. São Tomé und Príncipe: Kids Consume More Alcohol than Milk.
    Read the complete story here…
  3. 7 Elements of alcohol’s impediment of sustainable development.
    Read the overview here…

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