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JOIN US and help protect lives, livelihoods, and communities by rebuilding a safe and thriving café, bar, and restaurant culture

July 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented global challenge of protecting lives while also safeguarding livelihoods and communities. Only a whole-of-society, united, and collaborative approach can deliver an effective global response. As custodians of some of the world’s most iconic and ...

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Letter to the editor: IARD responds to Lim et al.’s (2019) analysis of framing and completeness of information disseminated by alcohol industry-funded organizations

June 14, 2020

On 14 June 2020 the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugspublished a letter which IARD submitted on 16 January 2020 in response to the publication Lim, A. W. Y., van Schalkwyk, M. C. I., Maani Hessari, N., Petticrew, M. ...

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Almost one in three drinkers consuming less alcohol under COVID-19 shutdowns, Global survey finds

June 4, 2020

A survey of more than 11,000 people across nine countries has found 84 of drinkers are drinking the same or less alcohol during shutdowns, with almost one in three people (30 ) saying they are drinking less or have stopped Of ...

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Beer, wine, and spirits will carry age restrictions globally, announce leading producers in new drive against underage drinking

January 27, 2020

Symbols or written age restrictions will be added to labels on alcohol drinks 1 produced by members of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), sending an even clearer message that these products are not for minors. The initiative, which ...

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Letter to the editor: Philip Morris International has not been a member of ICAP or IARD’s board of directors.

January 11, 2020

IARD submitted the following letter to the International Journal of Health Policy and Management on 19 December 2019 in response to the publication Delobelle P. Big tobacco, alcohol, and food and NC Ds in LMI Cs an inconvenient truth and call to ...

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IARD welcomes William Grant & Sons as a member

December 11, 2019

IARD welcomes William Grant Sons as a member The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) is delighted to announce global premium spirits business William Grant Sons as a new member. William Grant Sons join 11 of the world’s leading beer, ...

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Leading beer, wine, and spirits producers and world’s prominent digital platforms put in place further safeguards to prevent minors seeing alcohol marketing online

November 18, 2019

We the members of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), together with Facebook (incl. Instagram), Snapchat, and You Tube are determined to continue to establish new standards of marketing responsibility. Together, we want to make it easy for even the ...

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Substantial decline in drink driving deaths

October 17, 2019

Drink-driving fatalities declined in 34 of 36 countries worldwide for which official national data is available.Fatalities reduced in 24 of 26 countries in Europe between 2006 and 2016.14 European countries saw a drop of at least 50 over this period, ...

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Global binge drinking in decline and Europe is leading the way

September 30, 2019

Binge drinking among Europeans aged between 20 and 24 years fell by almost a quarter (23 ) between 2005 and 2016.Binge drinking has declined by 18 or more in four out of six WHO regions between 2005 and 2016. Across ...

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Underage drinking declining in many countries worldwide, new analysis shows

August 13, 2019

Underage drinking has fallen in over two-thirds of the 63 countries where national data is available, since 2003.Australia, all parts of Great Britain, and Trinidad and Tobago have seen declines of more than 40 .The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking ...

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