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Implementing Community-Level Policies to Prevent Alcohol Misuse

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Alcohol misuse is focused on binge and heavy drinking patterns within a community or at the population level. This guide will serve as a compendium of key policies for the prevention of alcohol misuse that have been identified as evidence-based by robust scientific literature.

Publication ID
PEP22-06-01-006
Publication Date
November 2022

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