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Paying the Tab: The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control

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What drug provides Americans with the greatest pleasure and the greatest pain? The answer, hands down, is alcohol. The pain comes not only from drunk driving and lost lives but also addiction, family strife, crime, violence, poor health, and squandered human potential. Young and old, drinkers and abstainers alike, all are affected. Every American is paying for alcohol abus ...more
Unknown Binding, 280 pages
Published June 27th 2011 by Princeton University Press (first published July 16th 2007)
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John Jung
Excellent analysis of alcohol control social policy methods, weighing the pros and cons of different approaches with evaluation of evidence from major scientific studies. Clearly presented and, for a complex topic such as this one, readable and balanced discussion.
Eric
alcohol policy from the public health point of view. better written and more sensitive to liberty and health questions than i expected. but nothin' new or special.
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