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[EU2017.EE] , McKee, Martin We need to judge alcohol producers by what they do, not what they say. (26 Oct 2017)

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Tobacco companies had a good story to tell. They created jobs, and the taxes on their products helped to pay for the things that governments wanted. What they didn’t say was that they were selling a product that would kill more than half of those people who used it as intended. Nor did they say anything about the massive cost of caring for those people who suffered from smoking-related diseases. Nowadays, no respectable politician would dream of being seen with them and, collectively, the governments of the world have agreed that this industry should have absolutely no role whatsoever in developing health policies........


Item Type:News
Source:EU2017.EE
Date:26 October 2017
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Subjects:B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Drugs and alcohol industry or business
VA Geographic area > Europe

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