3282.0 “Alcohol & Tobacco Taxes, Prices, Expenditures, and Consumption: The Costs of Drinking”

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Taxation of alcohol and tobacco products have direct impact on consumption, moderated by socio-economic status. This session will focus on data that examines the interaction of all of these factors. In addition, state-specific economic impact of drug and alcohol abuse and allocation of state resources will be presented.
Session Objectives: Discuss the interaction between economic/taxation policy and impact on alcohol and tobacco consumption Describe how social and economic status impact alcohol and tobacco consumption based on national survey data Describe state-specific data of the economic impact of drug and alcohol abuse

Effects of Alcohol Tax and Price Policies on Morbidity and Mortality: A Systematic Review
Alexander C. Wagenaar, PhD, Amy L. Tobler, MPH, PhD and Kelli A. Komro, PhD
Economic impact of substance abuse in Indiana
Eric R. Wright, PhD and Marion S. Greene, MPH

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)