Spike in Alcohol Use During Pandemic Could Have Long-Lasting Consequences in the United States

Posted on January 31, 2022 in The Americas, The Americas

The products and practices of the alcohol industry, including heavy pandemic marketing and the relentless lobbying to weaken U.S. state alcohol laws, is fuelling a rise in alcohol use in the country.
Rising alcohol use, driven by the weakening of alcohol laws spells further acceleration of alcohol harm. Women, children, youth and other vulnerable people are at the highest risk.
Alcohol policy solutions that limit alcohol marketing, increase taxes and reduce availability are crucial to protect people and communities from alcohol harms and to build back better after the pandemic.

Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Evidence, Liver Disease, News, Public Health, Underage Alcohol Use, WHO
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