Liquor Law

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When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers

Liquor traders in Ekurhuleni have once again found themselves in a very difficult situation – trading with permits but without having consent from the town planning department.

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Liquor Law

Norms and Standards for National Liquor Control

Draft norms and standards developed under the 2003 National Liquor Act, seek to address 'the socio-economic and other costs of alcohol abuse by reducing access to and the availability of liquor.

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A ban on liquor advertising

A ban on alcohol advertising could cripple the economy

Government’s proposed decision to ban alcohol advertising would have a negative impact on the economy and lead to job loss in liquor and related industries.

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Gauteng Liquor Forum on Sundays liquor ban

Gauteng overturns proposal to ban Sundays booze

The Gauteng Liquor Forum (GLF) welcomed the decision taken by the MEC of Economic Development, Nkosiphendule Kolisile, to overturn the proposed ban of the sale of alcohol on Sundays.

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Liquor traders of Gauteng, unite!

Restoring hope to the liquor industry

The Gauteng Liquor Forum has taken an initiative to unite all Liquor Traders Associations to unite under one roof.

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Industry Association of Responsible Alcohol Use

Appoints Dr Osborn Mahanjana as CEO

Dr Osborn Mahanjana joins the ARA after working as the director of corporate affairs and pricing at Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical, where he was responsible for the South Africa and Sub-Saharan region.

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Liquor control

MEC addresses traders at Liquor Awareness Month

Gauteng MEC of Economic Development Mxolisi Xayiya urges liquor traders to partner with government to reduce excessive alcohol consumption in the province

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Mpumalanga liquor law

Mpumalanga Liquor Authority Tightens the Loop

Mpumalanga have approved less than 10% of the liquor licenses lodged in the 2012/13 financial year. The province was known to be one of the provinces where it was easiest to get a liquor license.

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Alcohol advertising

A ban on alcohol advertising could cripple the economy

South African liquor industry has developed into a major force in the local economy, providing employment and income to thousands of households and making a substantial contribution to export earnings and tax.

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Streamlined Liquor Law

A Need for Streamlined Regulations for Liquor Industry

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) says a robust policy framework which will be streamlined in all spheres of government is vital to sustaining and growing South Africa’s liquor industry.