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Global Alcohol Producers Group’s reply to WHO

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 01 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2652
  1. Mark R Leverton, director general1
  1. 1Global Alcohol Producers Group, London SW8 1RL, UK
  1. mark.leverton{at}

We are disappointed by Chan’s negative reaction to the commitments of leading beer, wine, and spirits producers, which are a sincere contribution to reducing harmful use of alcohol.1 2 The “commitments” were developed in response to WHO, and Chan personally, encouraging the alcohol industry to do more in this area. …

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