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Warning labels about alcohol consumption and pregnancy: Moving from industry self regulation to law

This section argues that a proper appraisal of the DrinkWise Labelling Scheme at the outset would have demonstrated its inherent regulatory incapacity to operate as an effective health information policy. The DrinkWise Labelling Scheme is missing two essential elements of functional industry self-regulation: a strong normative framework and mechanisms for norm creation, implementation and enforcement.

Publication: Journal of law and medicine. 27 (2) (pp 259-273), 2019.

Date: 1 December 2019

Authors: O'Brien P

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