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Cases of alcohol industry misconduct from around the world exposing the predatory practices.

A library of all the unethical methods of Big Alcohol – aggressive lobbying, unethical marketing, sabotaging of rules and institutions and much more, all in one place.

Latvia: Parliament Is Making Alcohol Policy the Priority It Should Be, Alcohol Tax on Government Agenda

The Parliament in Latvia is set to debate how to reduce alcohol use and harm in the country. After a long break, the Saeima will discuss ...

New BMJ Series on Health Taxes Highlights Potential of Alcohol Taxation

In the October 2023 – Volume 8 – Supplement 8 “WHO: Health Taxes” issue the BMJ Global has released a total of 15 ...

Reviewing the Evidence and Dispelling the Myths about Alcohol (and other Health) Taxes

This article presents current evidence on taxation as a proven tool to discourage the consumption of harmful products (tobacco, alcohol, ...

Understanding the Barriers to Raising Alcohol Taxes in Nepal

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise in Nepal. Consumption of alcohol and tobacco products remains high. Taxes on these ...

Why Australia Increases Its Beer, Tobacco Tax Every Six Months

Beer and other pro-health taxes have been increased in line with Australia’s inflation-indexed tax policies. Before the August ...

UK: New Alcohol Duty Comes Into Effect Bringing Alcohol Tax System Closer to International Standards

The alcohol duty change on August 1, 2023 makes duty across different types of alcohol more consistent by taxing based on alcoholic ...

AB InBev, Bacardi

Canada: Big Alcohol Derailed Planned Alcohol Tax Increase While New Report Details High Alcohol Harm and Economic Costs

Big Alcohol managed to pressure the Canadian government into giving up on a much needed alcohol tax increase. The federal alcohol duty was ...

Exposed: Beer Giant Heineken Fights Against Alcohol Tax in Vietnam

The alcohol industry, especially Big Alcohol giant Heineken, is lobbying against potential tax increases in Vietnam. This opposition ...

AB InBev

Canada Will Improve the Alcohol Duty Escalator As More Ambitious Action Is Needed to Address Alcohol Burden

The planned escalator of the alcohol excise tax in April 2023 upgrades the existing Canadian alcohol tax policy’s effectiveness. The ...

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