The Committee’s Draft Report Meeting Now Scheduled for June 17, 2020
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s draft report webcast meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, June 8, will now take place via webcast on Wednesday, June 17, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. EDT. Registration will open soon. The meeting will include updates on the Committee’s draft conclusion statements (see below), and Committee deliberations and decisions regarding their draft advisory report. Organized by life stage, the advisory report summarizes the Committee’s evidence review and provides overarching advice to the Departments based on the consideration of all of their conclusions statements.
Laws and policies can help support healthier, safer, and more livable communities, reduce the negative effects of alcohol use, and support achievement of national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020.
The newest report, The Role of Law and Policy in Reducing Deaths Attributable to Alcohol to Reach Healthy People’s Substance Abuse Goals in the United States, is the fourth in a series of reports that highlight the practical application of law and policy to improve health across the nation.