Comparison Of Big Tobacco And Big Alcohol

Posted on March 22, 2016 in Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa

This article examines whether there is a sufficient rationale for such different regulatory approaches, through a comparative analysis of the political economy of the tobacco and alcohol industries including the structure of the industries, and the market and political strategies they pursue.
Despite some important differences, the extensive similarities which exist between the tobacco and alcohol industries in terms of market structure and strategy, and political strategy, call into question the rationale for both the relatively weak regulatory approach taken towards alcohol, and the continued participation of alcohol corporations in policy-making processes…

Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, Big Tobacco, Evidence, Report
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