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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.

  • by Spotong
  • Sep 6, 2013
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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.

  • by Spotong
  • May 28, 2014
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Alcohol and health

Keeping Healthy with Alcohol

The consumption of alcohol can have beneficial or harmful effects depending on the age and other characteristics of the person consuming alcohol, amount consumed and specifics of a situation.

  • by Spotong
  • Aug 27, 2012
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The many dangers of dodgy alcohol

Cheap, illegal products encourage binge drinking and underage alcohol consumption among other health risks to consumers

The South African economy suffered a loss of R6.4-billion in 2017 due to illicit alcohol activities, an industry that generates an annual revenue of R12.9-billion and which is unregulated.

  • by Spotong
  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 619

What you need to know about alcohol units

Responsible drinking

Any quick-fix solutions to sober up, such as drinking coffee, taking a cold shower or drinking a litre of water before driving are myths.

  • by Spotong
  • Mar 6, 2018
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