Reducing Harm from Alcohol through Taxation Policies
Submitted by Saghar Kari, Master of Public Health graduate student at the University of Saskatchewan, Jason LeMar, Coordinator, Alcohol Policy Network, Ontario Public Health Association, Benjamin Rempel, Manager, Alcohol Policy Network, Ontario Public Health Association
Edited by Dr. Gerald Thomas, Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
The Alcohol Policy Network website includes information for reducing harm from alcohol through alcohol policies. Its online services are devoted exclusively to Canadian alcohol policy issues. This site is designed to stimulate informed discussion about various aspects of alcohol policy, and to profile prevention efforts and successes of groups across Ontario. http://www.apolnet.ca/Index.html
Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) is dedicated to improving the health of all Ontarians. The Alliance envisions communities where population and individual health are supported by healthy societal conditions, public policies, and personal behaviours. OCDPA resources include:
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