Case library

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.

Sri Lanka: Alcohol Tax Increases Help Government Achieve Revenue Collection Targets

The Sri Lankan government’s tax revenue target for the first quarter of 2024 exceeded expectations by Rs. 47 billion. This is ...

UK: Big Alcohol Pressures Government to Cut Alcohol Taxes

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt has frozen the alcohol duty in the Autumn Statement, delivering a gift to the alcohol industry ...

WHO Europe and IARC Issue Joint Statement to European Parliament on Link Between Alcohol and Cancer

WHO Regional Director for Europe Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge and Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Dr Elisabete ...

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 ...

Alcohol Policy Action Yields Significant Health Gains New Study Shows

In New Zealand, a set of strategies to address alcohol harm has the potential to significantly improve population health. By combining ...

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 ...

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