By Dekker, M. R., Jones, A., Maulik, P. K., & Pettigrew, S.

August 2020

Public support for greater alcohol controls is a key consideration in governments’ decisions to introduce new alcohol-related regulations, policies, and programs. The aim of this study was to asses public support for a range of recommended alcohol control initiatives across seven countries with varying sociocultural profiles.

The high levels of support across countries for many of the assessed initiatives indicate that the public would be receptive to more stringent alcohol control policies, especially in relation to product labelling and the dissemination of public education campaigns. Further advocacy work appears to be required to foster higher levels of support for restricting alcohol companies’ marketing activities.

 

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