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Environmental-Level Strategies
Campus or community-based

Restrict happy hours/price promotions

Under this strategy, a campus or local or state government prohibits or restricts drink specials, such as the sale of two alcoholic beverages for the price of one, that encourage customers to drink more than they might otherwise.

  • Effectiveness: = Higher effectiveness
  • Cost: $ = Lower
  • Barriers: ### = Higher
  • Research Amount: *** = 5 or more cross-sectional studies or 1 to 4 longitudinal studies
  • Public Health Reach: Broad
  • Staffing Expertise Needed: Policy advocate
  • Target Population: All students
  • Research Population: College, general

NOTE: Cost ratings are based on a consensus among research team members of the relative program and staff costs for adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a strategy. Actual costs will vary by institution, depending on size, existing programs, and other campus and community factors.

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