14 Aug 2019

Alcohol abuse 'costs $7.8b a year', yet no action

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 14 August 2019

Public health experts have heard that alcohol abuse is costing the country $7.8 billion a year, and yet barely any action is being taken.

A seminar organised by Alcohol Action New Zealand in Wellington yesterday heard there was clearly no political appetite for change. RNZ Health Correspondent Karen Brown was at the meeting.