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Living with Addiction: A Lose-Lose Tale

By chance, last night I found myself watching the ‘In the Papers’ segment on Sky News. The feature invites a variety of guests every evening to comment on tomorrow’s papers. 749 more words


Will minimum prices work to minimize harm?

The recent changes to pricing rules in alcohol-serving establishments across BC have been met by applause, discontentment, indifference — and confusion. In effect, two changes were announced: the fact that restaurants and bars can now have happy hour drink specials, allowing them to change the price of alcoholic drinks throughout the day, and the introduction of province-wide minimum drink prices, which apply at all times, not just during happy hour. 503 more words

Harm Reduction

Action on Sugar: Learning from Tobacco

In many ways, tobacco control has set the agenda for controls in other areas, such as (most notably) alcohol. We can see this by simply comparing… 270 more words

Public Policy