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#iea report suggests #alcohol #taxes contribute more than alcohol costs society – but omits the cost to businesses and individuals!

There has been some coverage of an Institute of Economic Affairs report on the costs of alcohol. The IEA says alcohol taxes contribute more than alcohol costs society – but omits the £7.3billion cost to businesses in lost productivity and cost to individuals and their families, which inverts the conclusion.

Read more about the IEA report here

Comment on the general bias and independence of IEA reports can be found here

About Paul Hooper, WCC (575 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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