Here’s a tale of two headlines:
A bizarre interview with Dr Nicki Jackson on the AM show
Yesterday Alcohol Healthwatch’s Dr Nicki Jackson was on the AM show to talk about a recent study on pre-loading behaviour, heavy drinking and drink prices.
Watch the video. No really, this one’s worth watching just to observe how quickly the interview veers off track from the evidence found in the study, to random policy recommendations that have nothing to do with the study’s findings.
I’m using the term ‘interview’ loosely here. More accurately, it was a pleasant conversation between two like-minded individuals affirming each other’s pre-conceived beliefs.
The interview was based on a study that compared the drinking behaviour of 25 different countries including NZ. Well, kind of…
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