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Tackling the Causes and Effects of Alcohol Misuse

Abstract

The transfer of public health responsibilities from the NHS to local government and Public Health England (PHE) represents a unique opportunity to set out a local approach to tackling alcohol misuse. We are calling on Government to help people live healthier lives and tackle the harm caused by excessive drinking and alcohol dependence by:

  • reinvesting a fifth of existing alcohol duty in preventative measures
  • giving councils the power to take public health issues into account when making licensing decisions
  • supporting licensing and trading standards departments to better tackle the black market in alcohol.

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Information Type

Report

Geographical Level

National

Population Level

All

Source

Local Government Association

Keywords

Alcohol, Alcohol Drinking, Public Health

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