Weakening of one more alcohol control pillar: a review of the effects of the alcohol tax cuts in Finland in 2004.

@article{Mkel2009WeakeningOO,
  title={Weakening of one more alcohol control pillar: a review of the effects of the alcohol tax cuts in Finland in 2004.},
  author={P Helena M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Esa Ősterberg},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={554-63}
}
AIMS To review the consequences of the changes in Finnish alcohol policy in 2004, when quotas for travellers' tax-free imports of alcoholic beverages from other European Union (EU) countries were abolished, Estonia joined the EU and excise duties on alcoholic beverages were reduced in Finland by one-third, on average. DESIGN A review of published research and routinely available data. SETTING Finland. MEASUREMENTS Prices of alcoholic beverages, recorded and unrecorded alcohol consumption… CONTINUE READING
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