Drinking during pregnancy and children’s test scores

Sarah Lewis, Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder, George L Wehby, Luisa Zuccolo, 8 March 2014

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The US Surgeon General first published a report on drinking during pregnancy in 1981, drawing attention to the link between prenatal alcohol consumption and birth defects (Office of the US Surgeon General 1981).

Topics: Health economics
Tags: alcohol, education, pregnancy

Tobacco and alcohol: Interdependence in consumption?

Harald Tauchmann, Silja Göhlmann, Till Requate, Christoph M Schmidt, 8 June 2008

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Tobacco kills. No surprise then that smoking faces increasingly severe restrictions. Even in Germany, one of the last rich countries to introduce such restrictions, smoking was recently banned from public sector buildings and public transport, and smoking bans in bars and restaurants are being introduced state by state.

Topics: Health economics
Tags: alcohol, Germany, smoking ban

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