South Africa: Political Parties Debate Lifting of Alcohol Sales Ban

Posted February 03 2021 AB InBev, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Evidence, Health Policy, News, Public Health

Pressure from Big Alcohol has led to the early lifting of the third temporary alcohol sales ban in South Africa, marking a loss for public health amidst the COVID-19 health crisis. A fierce debate about the dangers of the decision to cave to Big Alcohol has ensued among political parties in the country.

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