Latest developments Facts and Figures

The speed at which regulation is being introduced can make it very difficult to keep up with. New laws and legislation are constantly and rapidly emerging across the world. This compilation of regulation reports demonstrates the volume of legislation that has already been adopted, or is currently under consideration. These laws span a vast number of countries and a variety of industries. The search function enables you to filter the results and view the legislative frameworks that may effect you, either now or in the future.

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Most Australians are aware of the cancer risk associated with smoking, unprotected sun exposure and asbestos — but what about drinking alcohol?

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Cancer Research UK criticised for latest campaign comparing obesity to smoking.

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Alcoholic beverages should carry warning labels to alert consumers of the link between alcohol and cancer, consumer groups say.

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Scotland will become the first part of the UK to set maximum limits for consumption of red processed meat over the course of the school week, which will also reduce exposure to harmful nitrites.

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A Labor government would consider forcing food companies to make products healthier, but Scott Morrison says the party shouldn’t interfere in people’s lives.

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More ‘harmful’ products could be added to the UAE’s excise tax list. The UAE is considering adding more products to the excise tax list, according to a statement from the Ministry of Finance.

The excise tax currently applies to three categories; tobacco products, energy drinks and carbonated drinks. When it was introduced in October 2017, it increased the cost of carbonated drinks by 50 per cent, and doubled the price of tobacco products and energy drinks.

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In the UK there are discussions developing that all new cars will be fitted with devices that make sure they automatically keep to the speed limit in a move billed as the biggest overhaul of road safety in more than 50 years.

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A public health law revision is under review in South Korea to require pictorial warnings of health hazards on alcoholic beverages, officials said Wednesday.

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ONGOING: In January 2019, reportedly, President Rodrigo Duterte gave his backing to a new piece of legislation that proposes new taxes on Alcohol and Tobacco, with alcohol taxation to be set at P40 per liter. As of January 2019, the legislation is still awaiting procedural consent.