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Worldwide Alcohol Policy Newsletter Week #20

WORLDWIDE WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

Week 20, May 11 – 15, 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 Lithuania, South Africa, the United States and Russia…

The Latest Science Digest covers issues of the normalization of the alcohol-free way of life among teenagers, alcohol industry interference with cancer warning label research and alcohol use in times of COVID-19…

The Big Alcohol Watch exposes how alcohol companies are affected by COVID-19 counter-measures, the alcohol industry’s advertising onslaught in Australia, and aggressive lobbying in Thailand…

This week’s Special Feature sheds more light on how the current crisis might affect alcohol norms, habits and use patterns with stories from Germany, Australia, Pakistan, and Kenya.

Worldwide Alcohol Policy News

Worldwide alcohol policy news newsletter
  1. Lithuania: Domestic Killings Double During COVID-19.
    Read the complete story here…
  2. Alcohol Sales Ban in South Africa: Benefits and Big Alcohol Opposition.
    Read the complete advocacy success story here…
  3. USA: Adults Turn to Alcohol to Cope With COVID-19.
    Read the complete story here…
  4. Russia: New Plans to Raise Legal Alcohol Purchase Age.
    Read the complete story here…

Worldwide Latest Science Digest

Latest Science Digest Newsletter
  1. “Alcohol Use in Times of the COVID 19: Implications for Monitoring and Policy”
    Get to the digest of the Research commentary here…
  2. “The Arrogance of Power: Alcohol Industry Interference With Warning Label Research”
    Get to the digest of the Research editorial here…
  3. “Normalisation of Non‐Drinking? 15–16‐Year‐Olds’ Accounts of Refraining from Alcohol”.
    Get to the digest of the Research article here…

Worldwide Big Alcohol Watch

Big Alcohol Watch newsletter
  1. Thailand: Big Alcohol Has Its Way As Alcohol Sale Resumes.
    Read the whole story here…
  2. Australia: Big Alcohol Marketing Onslaught Exposed.
    Read the whole story here…
  3. Big Alcohol Battles COVID-19 Business Downturn.
    Read the whole story here…

Special Feature

COVID-19 Crisis Effects on Alcohol Norms, Behavior and Use Patterns

  1. Germany: Rising Risk For New Addiction Wave.
    Read the complete story here…
  2. Australia: COVID-19 Changes Alcohol Habit, Norm.
    Read the complete story here…
  3. Pakistan: Booze Battle Amid Ramadan and COVID-19.
    Read the complete story here…
  4. Kenya: Home Delivery Fuels Alcohol Harm.
    Read the complete story here…

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