SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Alcohol Justice has just released its Spring eNews. The quick-read highlights current interesting stories about alcohol industry shenanigans and public health and safety advocates’ responses.
TOP STORY > California is facing a massive budget hole and escalating rates of alcohol-related deaths. The solution to both could be found in fixing the steadily shrinking alcohol excise tax.
IN THE AJ DOGHOUSE > Big Alcohol’s campaign to hijack Alcohol Awareness Month and make it so everyone pays no attention to the policies behind the curtain.
> Why did the New Mexico Gov veto a desperately needed alcohol tax?
> Confronting the inextricable link between alcohol consumption and gun violence.
> New research from AJ board member Tom Greenfield and team shows alcohol-to-go policies disproportionately hurt those most at risk.
> We’ve seen alcohol deregulation that we thought would never end. > Baseball owners desperate for booze money, abandon 7th inning last calls.
> New Video – How fixing the devalued alcohol excise tax can save lives AND save the budget…
Read the complete Alcohol Justice Spring eNews here: https://alcoholjustice.org/news/enews/1500
CONTACT: Michael Scippa 415 548-0492
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