Strategizer 37: Increasing Alcohol Taxes to Fund Programs to Prevent and Treat Youth-Related Alcohol Problems

Provides answers to questions such as, why increase excise taxes, what effects to expect from a tax increase, how an increase affects the price of alcohol, how higher alcoholic beverage taxes affect sales, how reduced sales affect alcohol problems, and how alcohol tax revenues can be used. The publication also suggests what coalitions can do to increase alcohol excise tax rates, including identifying and quantifying some of the major economic and social costs of alcohol use.

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