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Six Steps to Improve Public Health: Using Tax Policies to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm in Maryland

Posted on June 12, 2020 by ODPHP

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. Resources from the Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy project provide evidence-based information and identify priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives and improve health for all.

Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: The Buckhead Community’s Efforts to Reduce Violent Crime

Posted on May 20, 2020 by ODPHP

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. A new report—The Role of Law and Policy in Reducing Deaths Attributable to Alcohol to Reach Healthy People’s Substance Abuse Goals in the United States—provides evidence-based information and identifies priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives.