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File Legal literature review - South Africa
File Liquor norms & standards - South Africa
File Towards alcohol free schools & alcohol safe tertiary institutions
File ALMA Malawi report
Corporate Philanthropy, Political Influence and Health Policy
The Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC) provides a basis for nation states to limit the political effects of tobacco industry philanthropy, yet progress in this area is limited. This paper aims to integrate the findings of previous studies on tobacco industry philanthropy with a new analysis of British American Tobacco's (BAT) record of charitable giving to develop a general model of corporate political philanthropy that can be used to facilitate implementation of the FCTC. Orginally published in PLOS one - A Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal and made available on the NCBI website. Gary J. Fooks* and Anna B. Gilmore Natalie Walker, Editor
Corporate Philanthropy, Lobbying, and Public Health Policy
Laura E. Tesler and Ruth E. Malone explore how the tobacco industry use philanthropy strategically to improve company image, influence policymakers, and influence public health policies. (This article was published by the American Public Health Association)
Local and National Alcohol Policy: how do they interact?
The Centre for History in Public Health, part of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine explores the relationship between local and national alcohol policy. The report was done at a seminar held in May 2014 within a series on Health History and Policy funded by the Wellcome Trust. This report was published on www.ukhealthforum.org.uk
File A Lancet study: The Effects of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on different income and socioeconomic groups
A modelling study by John Holmes, Yang Meng, Petra S Meier, Alan Brennan, Colin Angus, Alexia Campbell-Burton, Yelan Guo, Daniel Hill-McManus, Robin C Purshouse. Several countries are considering a minimum price policy for alcohol, but concerns exist about the potential effects on drinkers with low incomes. The study aimed to assess the effect of a £0·45 minimum unit price (1 unit is 8 g/10 mL ethanol) in England across the income and socioeconomic distributions.