Tackling NCDs: The Need to Address Alcohol Industry Interference and Policy Incoherence Across Sectors

Posted September 07 2020 Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Conflict Of Interest, Evidence, NCDs, Science

Reflecting on strategic framing and industry interference in policy-making, Townsend and colleagues argue for the urgent need for states and intergovernmental organizations to prevent alcohol industry interference in the development of national and global alcohol policy. Policy incoherence remains a key barrier, where governments pursue health goals in the health sector while pursuing exports and market liberalisation of health harmful commodities in the trade sector.

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