Vested Interests in Addiction Research and Policy

Posted on July 23, 2011 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

This study found that in Australia, Nine of the 33 submissions to the Australian National Preventative Health Taskforce (NPHT) discussion paper Australia, the healthiest country by 2020 discussed Drinkwise. All were submitted by the alcohol industry or its affiliates.

Drinkwise has been used by the alcohol industry to create an impression of social responsibility while promoting interventions that maintain profits and campaigning against effective interventions such as higher taxes on alcohol.

Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Industry Policy Interference, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, CSR, SAPRO, Science
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