CityHealth 2.0: Safer Alcohol Sales

“Alcohol can have significant impacts on both physical and mental well-being. According to the CDC, more than 140,000 deaths a year in the U.S. can be attributed to alcohol consumption — whether due to the long-term health effects of drinking too much over time (including cancer, liver disease, or heart disease), or from binge drinking over a short period of time. Fortunately, city leaders can take action to limit where, how, and when alcohol can be sold through Safer Alcohol Sales policies. In our 2021 Safer Alcohol Sales policy report, we found that when cities have these policies in place, they can improve the health and safety of residents — and help address long standing health disparities.”

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