Higher Alcohol Taxes Mitigate Cancer Burden

Posted on November 04, 2021 in Europe

Doubling of current excise duties would lead to a reduction in alcohol related cancer incidence of 5.9%, equivalent to 10,716 fewer cancer cases. Alcohol related cancer mortality would decrease by 5.7%, equivalent to 4,846 lives saved. Overall, 11.6 cancers and 5.2 deaths per year per million population would be prevented.

Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, BigAlcoholExposed, Cancer, European Union, Evidence, Public Health, Science, The Lancet, WHO Europe
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