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Mialon, Mélissa and Larkin, James and Patton, Clare and Tatlow-Golden, Mimi and Reilly, Kathryn and Leonard, Paula and Walsh, Malvina and Campbell, Norah (2024) The commercial determinants of health in Ireland: fueling an industrial epidemic at home and abroad. BJGP Open, Early online, https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpo.2024.0029.

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More than half of deaths in Ireland are caused by four harmful commodities: tobacco, alcohol, fossil fuels, and unhealthy foods. Commercial actors, through mechanisms that make these commodities artificially cheap, hyper-convenient, and seductively attractive, are a key driver for ill-health.

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