Alcohol in Canada: reducing the toll through focused interventions and public health policies

Giesbrecht, Norman; Stockwell, Timothy; Kendall, Perry; Strang, Robert; Thomas, Gerald
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p450
Academic Journal
The article offers a study on the alcohol consumption in Canada and the implications of focused interventions and public health policies. It says that alcohol has been substantially associated with the acute and chronic diseases, trauma and social problems of Canadians. It adds that risk of these conditions is increased with reduced control and increased consumption. However, accordingly, they can be addressed through comprehensive public health approaches and the involvement of various sectors.


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