Alcohol affordability: Why do alcohol taxes matter?
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Decreasing alcohol affordability is one of the main public policy measures recommended to reduce alcohol consumption. This fact sheet describes what is alcohol affordability and how it can be decreased, the advantages of alcohol taxes and the most effective tax policy option. It also presents effective non-tax price policy options that can complement tax policies and key policy considerations.
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