Anchorage, USA: Benefits of Local Alcohol Tax

Posted on January 29, 2020 in The Americas, The Americas

Assembly members of Anchorage, a municipality of Alaska, USA are preparing to vote on two local alcohol tax proposals for the ballot of the April 7, 2020 Municipal Election. Both proposals show significant benefits for the local community.
Both taxes aim to fund efforts to prevent and reduce alcohol harm and homelessness, in the face of declining state funds in these areas. The tax proposals are examples of how beneficial the WHO recommended alcohol policy best buys are for local communities…

Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Alcohol Use Disorder, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Public Health
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