Lifestyle Economics

WHO ambition to reduce alcohol consumption part of a ‘long term plan’


In the Media

Julian Jessop quoted in The Telegraph

In the Media

Julian Jessop quoted in the Daily Express

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail

The World Health Organisation has announced a new ‘global action plan’ which wants  governments to reduce drinking per capita by 20 per cent by 2030. Reacting to the story, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, Christopher Snowdon, told the Daily Mail:

I think they are playing a long game here. The target cannot be enforced and it has got no chance of being met. Member states are being set up to fail. In the long-term they would like to see a framework for alcohol control with things like advertising control“.

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