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Cancer dangers from alcohol surrounded by misinformation
2020-12-02

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Reporting by TheCounter.org highlights the efforts of the alcohol industry to obscure awareness of the known cancer dangers of alcohol by spreading misinformation and undermining research.

An article focuses on a 2017 Canadian study of health warning labels on alcohol products which attracted the attention of alcohol-related lobby groups. The powerful groups were successful in shutting down the research, shedding light on the industry's efforts to play down alcohol's dangers.

The World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Surgeon General have published information on the dangers of alcohol.

Read the article at thecounter.org/public-health-groups-alcohol-label-warnings-carcinogen-cancer-link-awareness-prop-65/ .


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