As part of a series of public talks recorded for the 44th annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA), ARG scientific director and senior scientist Thomas K. Greenfield, PhD speaks about alcohol policies that are most effective in reducing alcohol-related harms, identifies challenges, and discusses ways to assess the policy environment:
Support for this presentation was provided by the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award P50AA005595 (Kerr, PI). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIAAA or NIH.
Much of the work referenced in the talk comes from the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association’s (NABCA) extensive library of alcohol policy research found in The Collection: An Alcohol Policy Summary.
The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) serves as a meeting ground for scientists in the broad areas of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The Society promotes research and the acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge. The public series of talks include topics ranging from alcohol’s effect on cancer risk to how it impacts the immune system.