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Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

1st Edition

Edited by Marcus Grant, Mark Leverton


224 pages

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This book is intended to contribute to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. It explores areas where alcohol producers’ technical competence can and does make a positive contribution to reducing harmful drinking and where industry input has been welcomed by WHO. The book describes each of these areas: producing beer, wine, and spirits; addressing availability of noncommercial beverages; pricing, marketing, and selling beverage alcohol; encouraging responsible choices; and working with others. The final chapter sets out views of how alcohol producers can contribute to reducing harmful drinking in countries where they are present.

Table of Contents

Grant, Leverton, Introduction. Simpson, Producing Beer, Wine, and Spirits. Botha, Understanding Alcohol Availability: Noncommercial Beverages. Sinclair, Marketing Beverage Alcohol. Robson, Pricing Beverage Alcohol. Willersdorf, Selling and Serving Beverage Alcohol. Martinic, Making Responsible Choices. Bivans, Orley, Working Together. Leverton, Grant, Implementing the WHO Global Strategy to Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol: The Producers' Contributions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction