Strengthening Alcohol Regulation: How to reduce the availability of cheap alcohol attractive to youth in your community.
Overall objective is to encourage greater community use of local and state alcohol regulations which curtail price, promotion, product and place.
"Each year alcohol claims 79,000 lives. It is the third leading lifestyle-related cause of death. In 2005, 1.6 million hospitalizations and 4 million emergency room visits occurred due to alcohol. (1) To put these figures in perspective, almost 6,000 military personnel have lost their lives in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and an estimated 3,000 people die each year due to food borne illness."