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F1's and alcohol sponsorship... battle over a ban looming

Trouble may be brewing around the issue of sports sponsorship by the alcohol industry. A leaked report last week from the UK's Labour Party revealed plans to ban alcohol sponsorship if they take office after next year's General Election. In a pattern strikingly familiar to the successful effort to ban tobacco sponsorship a broad coalition of European health activists and legislators are gearing up for a battle to toughen anti-alcohol legislation. According to Professor Joe Barry of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland a ban is 'inevitable' and 'it will be seen as crazy to have allowed alcohol sponsorship of sport, in the same way as tobacco'.In the UK a ban on alcohol sponsorship is...
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