Study Recommends Ban or Regulation of Cheap Alcopops that Pose High Risk especially for Youth

Posted on May 08, 2019 in The Americas, The Americas

According to a new study led by George Mason University’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), it suggested that Four Loko is among the cheapest ready-to-consume alcoholic beverages available in the United States. Because of the connection between lower-alcohol prices and higher consumption and related harms, particularly among youth, this situation is a public health concern.
According to the researchers, it is urgently essential that the high alcohol-by-volume (abv) in these products be reduced, they are banned altogether, or their price is increased, so that young people can’t obtain a lethal dose of sugar-sweetened alcohol for $10…

Affordability, Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Taxation, Availability, Big Alcohol, Evidence, News, Report
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