Alcohol harm reduction: corporate capture of a key concept

PLoS Med. 2014 Dec 9;11(12):e1001767. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001767. eCollection 2014 Dec.


Jim McCambridge and colleagues reflect on how the concept of harm reduction may be being usurped by the alcohol industry. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Alcohol Drinking / adverse effects
  • Ethanol / adverse effects
  • Harm Reduction*
  • Health Policy
  • Humans
  • Public Health


  • Ethanol