Canada: Case for Better Alcohol Policy

Posted October 15 2019 3 Best Buys, Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Alcohol Use Disorder, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Binge Alcohol Use, Economic Costs, Evidence, News, Public Health, WHO

There is an urgent need for a strong federal alcohol policy in Canada to significantly reduce alcohol consumption, to curb related harm and to close the loopholes in the current policy.
As IOGT International is documenting, alcohol policy has been ignored for years by the federal government in Canada.
At the same time some provincial governments such as Ontario have even been weakening their alcohol control systems leading to increased harms. 
Evidence shows that alcohol is a much bigger problem in Canada than opioids and yet the response by the federal government for this crisis has been flawed…

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