Population strategies for behaviour change /

Workstream 2

We study ways of preventing and reducing smoking and harmful use of alcohol across the population by focusing on the following areas:

Price:
Extend minimum pricing models for alcohol to tobacco and apply methods used to track tobacco prices and affordability changes to alcohol
Access and availability:
Particularly tobacco and alcohol retail outlets and proximinty to schools, use of illegal purchases and the effect of licensing
Illicit supply:
Investigate the extent and impact of counterfeit and illegally sold products
Promotion:
Document breaches of legislation, other forms of marketing the products and, attitudes to retail displays and plain product packaging
Mass-media campaigns:
Measuring impacts on smoking prevalence and alcohol consumption
Smokefree policies:
Exploring extensions to existing smokefree policies and control on alcohol purchase and consumption
Product regulation:
Making the case for radical reform of nicotine product regulation to ensure that regulation corresponds to health risk

Contact:

Sally Casswell - Massey University
0114 222 0735
s.casswell@massey.ac.nz

Petra Meier - University of Sheffield
0151 794 1124
p.meier@sheffield.ac.uk

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