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.

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 ...

Kenya: Government Increases Tax Receipt from Beer Giant

The Kenyan government has reduced the tax exemption for the low-end beer brand Senator, owned by East African Breweries Plc (EABL). As the ...

India: Investigative Agency Accuses Alcohol Giant Pernod Ricard of Illegal Profits, Multiple Antitrust Violations

Pernod Ricard, the global wine and liquor giant, was charged by an Indian investigating agency for breaking the alcohol laws of the ...

Reducing Alcohol Strength Could Save Thousands of Lives In European Countries

In this modelling study, researchers looked at the effects of reduced alcohol consumption through lower alcohol strength in beer, wine and ...

New Data Analysis Supports Effectiveness of Alcohol Policy Best Buys

Using statistical analysis, this study confirms that WHO alcohol policy best buys regarding taxation and availability lead to lower alcohol ...

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