The Alcohol Industry’s Commercial and Political Activities in Latin America and Caribbean: Implications for Public Health

The Alcohol Industry’s Commercial and Political Activities in Latin America and Caribbean: Implications for Public Health
Published 27th August 2020
Author NCD Alliance Global Alcohol Policy Alliance Healthy Latin America Coalition Health Caribbean Coalition
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The alcohol industry’s commercial and political activities in Latin America and the Caribbean: Implications for public health. This report describes the role of the alcohol industry in influencing regional policies that affect public health and social welfare, using tactics that resemble those of other unhealthy commodity industries such as ultra-processed food, sugar-sweetened beverage, and tobacco, which are far more frequently exposed and challenged in LAC.