Addressing the harmful use of alcohol - a guide to developing effective alcohol regulation

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 2011
Price: US $ 15.00
ISBN: 9789290615033
Number of pages: 118



The legislation guide provides advice on approaches to alcohol regulation to support development of effective legislation appropriate to each country. It provides practical advice based on international experience about the implications of legislative options, steps to be taken to implement legislation and best practice on how to enforce legislation and support compliance. The policy options covered are taxation and pricing, regulating the sale of alcohol to the public, minimum age restrictions, alcohol marketing and drink driving.