8th June 2018, Volume 131 Number 1476

Jennie Connor

In this issue of the Journal Randerson et al1 provide some indicators of the impact of the 2012 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act on the alcohol environment in New…

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Jennie Connor, Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin.

Correspondence

Professor Jennie Connor, Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, 18 Frederick St, Dunedin 9054.

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jennie.connor@otago.ac.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

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