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Document ID (ISN)109005
CIS number 08-1500
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2008
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16047-A21, 3-2008
Author(s) Questel F., Dally S.
Title Legislation on alcoholism and its prevention
Original title Législation se rapportant à l'alcoolisme et à sa prévention [in French]
Bibliographic information Toxicologie-Pathologie professionnelle, 3nd Quarter 2008, No.160, 8p. 13 ref.
Abstract French legislation concerning alcoholism and its prevention consists of laws adopted over a series of years, whose objectives range from treating patients to protecting society and ensuring law and order. This article comments current public health and forensic legislation. Following a brief review of the classification of alcoholic beverages and the provisions regarding their licensing and permission, this article goes on to discuss the protection of individuals, drunkenness in public areas, the organization of the care of alcoholic patients, and forensic aspects of alcoholism in various fields (work, road safety, family and crime).
Descriptors (primary) France; responsibilities; legislation; alcoholism
Descriptors (secondary) non-occupational factors; psychology and sociology; drivers; occupational medicine; safety and health committees; encyclopaedia; comment on law; data sheet; industrial physicians; social aspects
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse