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New global alliance formed to promote the responsible sale and delivery of alcohol online

January 28, 2021

Groundbreaking partnership between leading beer, wine, and spirits producers, online retailers, and e-commerce and delivery platforms to establish robust global standards for the online sale and delivery of alcohol beverages. Read more here

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Global CEOs of leading beer, wine and spirits producers write to Director General of the World Health Organization

December 18, 2020

Dear Dr. Tedros, The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to communities around the world. Although the pandemic has heavily impacted our companies, and even more so our customers running hospitality premises, we remain steadfast in our commitment to supporting ...

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Letter to the editor: IARD response to ‘What is the best indicator of the harmful use of alcohol? A narrative review’

September 18, 2020

On 16 September 2020 the journal Drug and Alcohol Reviewpublished a response which IARD submitted to the publication Rehm, J., Cr pault, J.-F., Wettlaufer, A., Manthey, J., Shield, K. D. (2020). What is the best indicator of the harmful use ...

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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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