Legal Controls and Voluntary Agreements

  • Philip Tether
Part of the Studies in Biology, Economy and Society book series


The core task of the ESRC Addiction Research Centre has been to identify the impediments — structural, procedural and attitudinal — to the development of co-ordinated prevention strategies in respect of alcohol and tobacco-related problems. This task has involved identifying the content of current prevention policies and analysing prevention policy processes. The alternative to this detailed task is, as David Robinson emphasises in Chapter 1, simply more exhortatory calls to ‘do something’ which both ignore where we are now and the complex realities of the policy process which places constraints on where we may go.


Policy Instrument Tobacco Industry Prevention Policy Voluntary Agreement Health Warning 
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