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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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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 YouTube 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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Leading beer, wine, and spirits producers have joined forces with some of the world’s prominent digital platforms to set and deliver new and robust standards of responsibility for their wider industries.

September 18, 2018

September 19th, 2018 Today, we announce a unique partnership between the eleven leading beer, wine, and spirits companies that form the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), and four of the leading global internet platforms: Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube.

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Five years on: World’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers have reached hundreds of millions of people across the globe in their mission to combat harmful drinking

September 10, 2018

The 11 companies behind some of the world’s most popular beer, wine, and spirits brands have forged new and innovative partnerships across sectors through their Producers’ Commitments.Achievements include Delivering an average of 347 drink driving prevention programs per year between ...

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International Alliance for Responsible Drinking Response to The Lancet Study

August 24, 2018

The following response to the Lancet study 'Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016 a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016' was provided on August 24th. We are committed to encouraging responsible choices ...

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New Campaign Calls for ‘Shared solutions’ to combat harmful drinking

July 12, 2018

IARD launches new campaign to accelerate progress towards reduction in harmful use of alcohol, in support of WHO and UN frameworksMost innovative campaigns focused on combatting harmful drinking from across industry, government and civil society have been selected to encourage ...

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