Problem

Government dependence on alcohol tax revenue

Nature:

Most governments derive significant income through taxation of alcohol consumption. Some countries and states hold a monopoly on alcohol production and distribution.

Claim:

There is no compelling economic argument for governments to take firm action against alcohol consumption.

Aggravates:
Alcohol trafficking
Problem Type:
J: Problems Under Consideration
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
26.09.2018 – 21:18 CEST