Western Cape, SA: New Alcohol Laws in Pipeline but with Big Alcohol Interference

Posted on February 23, 2021 in Africa, Africa

The provincial government of the Western Cape in South Africa has been planning a series of amendments to the province’s Liquor Act. The premier Alan Winde has announced on February 17, 2021, that a series of these first amendments will be presented to a Regulatory Impact Assessment committee next week, and a formal submission to cabinet will happen by the end of next month.
Concerns have been voiced about alcohol industry interference in the public health policy making process – a clear conflict of interest.

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