Week #48 Global Alcohol Policy Round-Up

Posted November 27 2019 3 Best Buys, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Violence, BigAlcoholExposed, Binge Alcohol Use, Economic Costs, Evidence, IOGT, NCDs, News, OECD, Public Health, Report, WHO

The week 48 Global Alcohol Policy Round-Up contains alcohol policy updates about alcohol policy in the Visegrad 4, Norway’s new development strategy, a new WHO report on alcohol’s harm to others, alcohol smuggling between Germany and Sweden, new OECD data about levels of health spending, and Switzerland where binge alcohol use is a rising problem.
Fresh science updates are about: Predictions on alcohol use from age of initiation, and about life expectancy and disease burden in the Nordic countries.
The Big Alcohol monitor exposes: President Macron standing with Big Alcohol, blocking Dry January; and how Big Alcohol ads expenditure fuels underage alcohol use, as well as Uber fueling heavy alcohol consumption.
In the upcoming events alert we highlight: GAPC 2020, and summerLEAHP 2020…

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