Keith Humphreys and Ilora Finlay, Baroness Finlay of Llandaff on science and developing alcohol policy in Britain
Posted on 24-03-2013

Professor Keith Humphreys, discusses the role of science in developing alcohol policy. Arguing that policy should be about values, not simply science, he presents three areas in which evidence can, nonetheless, strongly inform the debate.

Baroness Finlay de Llandaff also argues that the implementation of the 2012 Alcohol Strategy has been slow and more needs to be done to enforce existing legislation.

‘Alcohol and British Society’ – Alcohol Research UK

Location: London

Alcohol Research UK's 2013 conference took place on 12 March 2013, exploring alcohol and British society: Understanding the role of alcohol in contemporary British society is key to targeting the harms it can cause. This conference presented some of the latest developments in alcohol research, addressing issues such as: -Why alcohol harms are unevenly spread…

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