The benefits of alcohol pricing policies: summary of alcohol action Ireland’s pre-budget submission 2015

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559474
Title:
The benefits of alcohol pricing policies: summary of alcohol action Ireland’s pre-budget submission 2015
Authors:
Alcohol Action Ireland
Publisher:
Alcohol Action Ireland
Issue Date:
2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559474
Item Type:
Other
Language:
en
Description:
Alcohol-related harm costs the State an estimated €3.7 billion annually, with €2.4 billion of that figure accounted for by health and crime-related costs alone. In human terms, it costs three lives a day and is a major driver of many serious societal issues, such as crime and child welfare and neglect. The price of alcohol impacts on general consumption and lower consumption levels lead to reduced harms and costs. A recent study by the Health Research Board found that more than half of adult drinkers in Ireland, over 1.3 million people, are drinking in a harmful manner
Keywords:
ALCOHOL MISUSE; HEALTH POLICY

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dc.contributor.authorAlcohol Action Irelanden
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-10T10:32:21Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-10T10:32:21Zen
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/559474en
dc.descriptionAlcohol-related harm costs the State an estimated €3.7 billion annually, with €2.4 billion of that figure accounted for by health and crime-related costs alone. In human terms, it costs three lives a day and is a major driver of many serious societal issues, such as crime and child welfare and neglect. The price of alcohol impacts on general consumption and lower consumption levels lead to reduced harms and costs. A recent study by the Health Research Board found that more than half of adult drinkers in Ireland, over 1.3 million people, are drinking in a harmful manneren
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAlcohol Action Irelanden
dc.subjectALCOHOL MISUSEen
dc.subjectHEALTH POLICYen
dc.titleThe benefits of alcohol pricing policies: summary of alcohol action Ireland’s pre-budget submission 2015en
dc.typeOtheren
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