Oregon, USA: Communities Campaign for Alcohol Tax Increase but Big Alcohol Opposes

Posted March 11 2021 Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Evidence, Healthcare, News

A bill called the Addiction Crisis Recovery Act, currently before the Oregon Legislature, aims to raise funds for addiction treatment services and prevention in the state. The bill proposes a tax raise for beer and wine. The revenues will be invested equitably in much needed services, thus better protecting the right to health of all Oregonians.

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