A review of public opinion towards alcohol controls in Australia
- Alcohol tax, consumption and mortality in tsarist Russia: is a public health perspective applicable? Norström, Thor; Stickley, Andrew // European Journal of Public Health;Apr2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p340
Background: The public health perspective on alcohol comprises two main tenets: (i) population drinking impacts on alcohol-related harm and (ii) population drinking is affected by the physical and economic availability of alcohol, where alcohol taxes are the most efficient measure for regulating...
- A review of public opinion towards alcohol controls in Australia. Tobin, Claire; Moodie, A. Rob; Livingstone, Charles // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p58
Background: Increasing concern about the negative impact of alcohol on the Australian community has renewed calls for tighter regulatory controls. This paper reviews levels of and trends in public support for liquor control regulations, regulation of alcohol promotions, and alcohol pricing and...
- Are alcohol prices and taxes an evidence-based approach to reducing alcohol-related harm and promoting public health and safety? A literature review. Patra, Jayadeep; Giesbrecht, Norman; Rehm, Jürgen; Bekmuradov, Dennis; Popova, Svetlana // Contemporary Drug Problems;Spring2012, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p7
This literature review examines alcohol prices and taxes as potential prevention strategies--examining the links with high-risk drinking and drinking patterns and alcohol-related harm. A literature search of the studies on alcohol price and taxation was conducted using multiple electronic...
- The price of a drink: the potential of alcohol minimum unit pricing as a public health measure the UK. Rice, Peter; Drummond, Colin // British Journal of Psychiatry;Sep2012, Vol. 201 Issue 3, p169
The UK has seen a dramatic increase in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm over the past 30 years. Alcohol taxation has long been considered a key method of controlling alcohol-related harm but a combination of factors has recently led to consideration of methods, which affect the price...
- Duty should depend on units. Parfett, Steve // Grocer;8/18/2012, p23
The author talks about excise duties for alcohol in Great Britain. According to the author, these duties have been used to control alcohol, manage affordability of the product and increase tax receipts. The author also talked about the proposed minimum price control mechanism to control...
- OFF-TRADE CAN CAPITALISE ON PRE-DRINKING TREND. Ruddy, John // Checkout;Nov2010, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p51
The article reports on the disparity between on and off-trade pricing that could push consumers to pre-drinking trend in Ireland.
- AKT question relating to preventing harmful drinking. Nandakumar, Michael // InnovAiT;Nov2011, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p639
A quiz relating to preventing harmful drinking is presented.
- Alcohol consumption is a leading risk for morbidity and mortality; public health initiatives needed. Lakhan, R. // Nepal Journal of Epidemiology;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p295
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article " Alcohol Consumption by workers in automobile repair shops of a slum of Kolkata: An assessment with AUDIT instrument" by Dasgupta and colleagues.
- BREWERS BACK ALCOHOL AWARENESS GROUPS. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;11/2/2012, Vol. 202 Issue 4752, p33
The article informs that the Low Alcohol & Smaller Servings Workgroup is working with producers from all major sectors, retailers and the public health community to focus on opportunities and obstacles to develop the market for low- and reduced-alcohol products in Great Britain.