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Fri, Aug 21


Online Event- Zoom

Interactive Dialogue on the Power of Raising the Price of Alcohol to Reduce Alcohol Related Harms

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Time & Location

Aug 21, 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Online Event- Zoom


About the event

This Interactive Dialogue, offered by the U.S. Alcohol Policy Alliance, offers an opportunity for prevention, treatment, and recovery practitioners to:

  • Understand the power of raising the price as a tool for reducing alcohol related harms;
  • Discuss how your state and/or community could initiate an alcohol tax/fee campaign;
  • Understand the opportunities and challenges associated with alcohol fee campaigns; and
  • Connect to a national network of advocates interested in considering implementing a similar strategy.· 


  • Tiffany Hall - Executive Director, Recover Alaska
  • Mike Marshall - Co-Founder and Director, Oregon Recovers
  • Andrew Swanson - Policy and Advocacy Director, Oregon Recovers
  • Dr. Ziming Xuan - Associate Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Session moderated by:

  • David Jernigan, PhD - Boston University Schoopl of Public Health
  • Traci Toomey, PhD - University of Minnesota; Co-chair U.S.APA Advisory Board
  • Michael Sparks, MA - SparksInitiatives; Co-chair U.S.APA Advisory Board 

Please note: Registration is limited to 300 people. We will create a wait list for anyone who registers beyond that allowance.

Representatives of the alcohol industry, including trade groups, producers, wholesalers, and retailers, are not invited to this Interactive Dialogue.

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