Among the changes are the creation of an "arm's length" health promotion agency which will take over the functions of the ALcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC), the Health Sponsorship Council (HSC) and relevant functions of the Ministry of Health.
What does ALAC stand for?
ALAC stands for Alcohol Advisory Council (New Zealand)
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We have 48 other meanings of ALAC in our Acronym Attic
- Asian Leisure and Arts Planners
- American League of Anglers and Boaters
- Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board (Dublin, Ireland)
- Ashburn Library Advisory Board Inc. (Ashburn, VA)
- Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (Atlanta, GA)
- Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Board
- Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium
- Association of Local Authority Business Consultants
- Australia-Latin America Business Council (North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
- Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre
- American Lung Association of California
- Antibotic-Loaded Acrylic Cement (medical material)
- Apple Lossless Audio Codec (data compression; Apple, Inc.)
- Arterial Lactate (medical)
- At-Large Advisory Committee (ICANN)
- Atlas Linguistique de l'Afrique Centrale (French)
- Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County (Nova Scotia, Canada; est. 1989)
- American Lung Association of Central California
- American Lung Association of the Central Coast (now Breathe California of the Central Coast; Salinas, CA)
- Analytical Laboratory Accreditation Criteria Committee (Association of Official Analytical Chemists International)
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NZ Alcohol Advisory Council chief executive Gerard Vaughan said the conference would be an excellent forum to generate and build on initiatives to reduce alcohol harm in the sports area.
In support of this, a report commissioned by the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) assessed that the revenue generated from the alcohol excise tax in New Zealand (approximately $500 million) does not cover the public health costs of alcohol-related harm, let alone the enormous social costs, and recommended that the excise tax be increased to at least cover external costs (Easton 2002).
htm Alcohol Advisory Council (1995a) Effectiveness review: Sale of Liquor Act 1989, Stage 1: Report of Key Stakeholder Survey, Wellington.
However, Alcohol Advisory Council says this result seems to be "at odds with the great body of evidence linking alcohol to poor health outcomes for the foetus".