Alcohol Justice eNews: November 5, 2014
November 5, 2014

Advocates Derail SABMiller/UK Civil Service Conflict of Interest

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John Manzoni, the new Chief Executive of the UK Civil Service, has agreed to step down down from his concurrent position as SABMiller Chairman of the Board after Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) coordinated opposition against the dual positions.

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Industry Front Groups Unite to Own Public Discourse About Alcohol Related Harm

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ICAP, a decades-old industry front group, and GAPG, a newer iteration of mostly the same alcohol producers, merged earlier this year in a move to strengthen industry efforts to influence alcohol policy decisions worldwide.

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Ineffective State Alcohol Bills Popular in the U.S.

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A new study indicates a majority of recently enacted U.S. state laws are politically popular, yet ineffective to address excessive drinking and alcohol-impaired driving.

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In the Doghouse

Singer Promotes Her Own Pot-Infused Wine

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge, singer/songwriter, breast cancer survivor, and proponent of medical marijuana use, is cashing in on both the infused alcohol and marijuana-product crazes by launching her own brand of marijuana-infused wine.

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Alcohol Justice at the 2014 APHA Annual Meeting
Check the online or onsite program schedule for session locations.

184.0 Speed Dating with Critical Thinkers in ATOD
Sunday, November 16, 2:30pm
311640 Ban or no ban? Alcohol advertising transit policies in major metropolitan areas in the US
Tuesday, November 18, 2:30pm
310188 Consumer convenience or collateral damage? Alcohol deregulation efforts at the state level
Wednesday, November 19, 8:30am
"Beer Wars" Come to Kentucky: A-B InBev Moves to Undermine the 3-Tier System
Industry Front Groups Fund Mt. Vernon Event for PR Opp and Political Hobnobbing
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