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Recommendations on Privatization of Alcohol Retail Sales and Prevention of Excessive Alcohol Consumption and Related Harms

  • Community Preventive Services Task Force

      Summary

      The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends against privatization of alcohol retail sales in settings with current government control of retail sales, based on strong evidence that privatization results in increased per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages, a well-established proxy for excessive consumption and related harms.
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