Home > Letter: Health information and warnings on alcohol packaging in Ireland: it is time to progress the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018.

Critchlow, Nathan and Moodie, Crawford and Jones, Daniel (2021) Letter: Health information and warnings on alcohol packaging in Ireland: it is time to progress the Public Health (Alcohol) Act 2018. Irish Journal of Medical Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11845-021-02719-8.

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Findings from the 2019–2020 Irish National Drug and Alcohol Survey are a reminder of the burden of alcohol-related harms in Ireland, with two-fifths of drinkers engaging in heavy episodic drinking at least once per month (six or more standard drinks on a single occasion) and 14.8% of the general population meeting the criteria for an alcohol use disorder. This harmful use of alcohol is associated with myriad individual and societal harms and creates a substantial burden on Ireland’s economy....


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