Moving Beyond Tobacco Exceptionalism

Posted April 03 2019 Agenda2030, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, Big Tobacco, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Public Health, Report, SDGs

Tobacco is recognized for the distinct harm it causes to health. Tobacco industry is seen as needing a specific model of governance because of the conflict between the tobacco industry interests and public health policy. This has given way to specific tobacco control regulation known as tobacco exceptionalism. Similarities between tobacco and alcohol industries indicate its time to move beyond tobacco exceptionalism and apply similar policy measures to control alcohol…

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