A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government

A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government
Date: Thursday 30th June 2016

Time: 10:30-15:30

Venue: Voysey Room, Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

The purpose of this workshop is to:

Share findings of new…

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