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Study raises new doubts regarding the hypothesised health benefits of ‘moderate’ alcohol use

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  • Contributors TS made a first draft which was edited and commented on by TN. The authors discussed the paper and points to make in the commentary.

  • Competing interests TS is a recipient of research funds through the University of Victoria from Sweden's government retail alcohol monopoly for a study on the public health consequences of government controls.

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