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Restricting on-consumption alcohol trading saves lives

It is expected that, government will advise the country on whether the current Level 4 lockdown restrictions will remain in place as we fight the 3rd wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delta variant in particular. One of the issues under consideration will be whether to continue with the suspension of the sale of alcohol in …

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Government must restrict liquor sales and advertising

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in SA (SAAPA SA) is calling on the government to restricts liquor sales and the advertising thereof. This is according to a statement that the alliance issued on Monday. “SAAPA SA urges government to respond to the threatening third wave of the pandemic by strengthening the current restrictions on …

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New strategy needed on liquor industry

WE HAVE just celebrated 27 years of democracy in South Africa. But how do we assess the past 27 years in terms of what they have delivered to postapartheid South Africa? For the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in SA SAAPA SA , there are two particular areas that need to be interrogated in what …

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