Drinking age to be raised to 21?

Some of the permanent measures being considered by policymakers include raising the drinking age, and a total ban on advertising. The controversial lockdown ban on the sale of booze may have been lifted (for now), but it looks as if policymakers are now considering more permanent restrictions on the alcohol industry. Looking at data derived …

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Warning of spike in Covid-19 infections due to lifting of alcohol ban

Pretoria – The Southern Africa Alcohol Policy Alliance has warned against another spike of Covid-19 infections and trauma cases as a result of the lifting of the on-site alcohol consumption ban. Its director, Maurice Smithers, predicted the repeat of more coronavirus transmissions, saying that the same situation was experienced in June last year when the …

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