South Africa: Discussion About Alcohol Policy Development Picks Up Momentum While Alcohol Harm Spikes After Lifting of Sales Ban

Posted on February 12, 2021 in Africa, Africa

The government of South Africa is considering stronger alcohol control policy measures, as a result of data and experiences from the temporary alcohol sales bans. Three key measures are on the agenda for consideration including raising the legal age, advertising bans, better tracking of unlicensed alcohol sales.

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