• Press Release - An increase in alcohol tax appears to have decreased gonorrhea rates in Maryland by 24 percent 
    Gainesville, Fla. —
    Increasing state alcohol taxes could help prevent sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhea, according to University of Florida Health researchers, who found that gonorrhea rates decreased by 24 percent in Maryland after the state increased its sales tax on alcohol in 2011. Read and print the full press release here

  • Maryland Alcohol Sales Tax and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Click here for full article.

  • What is the Community Guide?
    The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions:
    Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective?
    Are there effective interventions that are right for my community?
    What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?
    Click here to be taken to the Community Guide.

  • Alcohol Policy 17 Conference (AP17) Wednesday – Friday April 6-8, 2016
    explore progress in advancing sound alcohol policies at the local, regional, national and international levels. REGISTRATION TO OPEN FALL 2015. www.alcoholpolicyconference.org/ - 6/15



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