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dc.contributor.authorCairney, Paul-
dc.contributor.authorStudlar, Donley T-
dc.description.abstractThe United Kingdom now has one of the most comprehensive tobacco control policies in the world, a far cry from its status two decades ago. Some influential public health voices have called for a similar campaign against alcohol consumption. But is the comparison appropriate? We identify the factors which were important in the relatively successful campaign for tobacco control, then analyze the obstacles and opportunities facing the movement for more stringent alcohol control. Alcohol policy today often bears a striking resemblance to tobacco policy pre-1990s, when the UK started on its path to becoming a leading regulatory on this policy.en_UK
dc.relationCairney P & Studlar DT (2014) Public health policy in the United Kingdom: After the war on tobacco, is a war on alcohol brewing?, World Medical and Health Policy, 6 (3), pp. 308-323.-
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Cairney, P. and Studlar, D. (2014), Public Health Policy in the United Kingdom: After the War on Tobacco, Is a War on Alcohol Brewing?. World Medical & Health Policy, 6: 308–323. doi: 10.1002/wmh3.106, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.-
dc.subjectalcohol policyen_UK
dc.subjectpolicy changeen_UK
dc.subjecttobacco policyen_UK
dc.titlePublic health policy in the United Kingdom: After the war on tobacco, is a war on alcohol brewing?en_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleWorld Medical and Health Policy-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.contributor.affiliationWest Virginia University-
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