Norway: Alcohol Industry Lobbyists Use Science To Advance Own Interests

Posted January 09 2019 Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Violence, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Report

Alcohol industry actors employed a range of strategies to shape the use of the various types of evidence on on-premise trading hours and violence to advance their own interests. The particular strategies and arguments changed over time as new data and research became available, and also varied between the national and the local levels and by categories of industry actors. There is a need to better understand how the handling of different forms of evidence is accommodated within the political strategies of a range of industry actors in respect of particular policy issues and forms of evidence, at different levels of policy making and in varying policy contexts…

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