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About this Digest on Alcohol

  1. Source for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Source for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from the " Global Status Report on Alcohol 2004" of the WHO (World Health Organization), a leading scientific report produced in 2004 by a large international panel of scientists.

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by Susan Barlow in collaboration with the GreenFacts editorial team.

On the WHO website, the source document can be:

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Sue Barlow on 16 October 2005 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The second draft of this Digest was produced on 3 January 2006 by Sue Barlow after review by the GreenFacts Editorial Team and was pre-review by an expert from the industry (see our  pre review form) and peer review by 3 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form). Final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in February 2006.


Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board beginning on 28 February 2006.

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Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

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