Reducing harm from alcohol: call to action.

@article{Casswell2009ReducingHF,
  title={Reducing harm from alcohol: call to action.},
  author={Sally Casswell and Thaksaphon Thamarangsi},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={373 9682},
  pages={2247-57}
}
Despite clear evidence of the major contribution alcohol makes to the global burden of disease and to substantial economic costs, focus on alcohol control is inadequate internationally and in most countries. Expansion of industrial production and marketing of alcohol is driving alcohol use to rise, both in emerging markets and in young people in mature alcohol markets. Cost-effective and affordable interventions to restrict harm exist, and are in urgent need of scaling up. Most countries do not… CONTINUE READING
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