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Health Warning Labeling Requirements

February 18, 2020

This table details the health warning labeling requirements to which alcohol beverages are subject in several countries. It also lists health warnings voluntarily included on product labels by alcohol producers. For details on labeling requirements for such information as alcohol ...

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Minimum Legal Age Limits

February 11, 2020

This table details legislation defining minimum purchase, sale, free supply, and consumption age limits for alcohol beverages in various jurisdictions.It is updated on an ongoing basis as jurisdictions enact or revise their requirements with assistance from staff of the Law ...

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Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits

January 31, 2020

This table details the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) and breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) limits for the general population of drivers in various jurisdictions. It is specified where different limits apply to sub-populations of drivers.It is updated on an ongoing ...

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Drinking Guidelines: General Population

December 16, 2019

This table details recommendations for alcohol consumption (drinking guidelines) issued by government bodies in various countries. Generally, these recommendations apply to healthy adults. It is specified when other groups are the targets of the recommendations. Standard drinks are shown in ...

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Drinking Guidelines for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

December 16, 2019

This table details drinking guidelines issued by government bodies in various countries regarding alcohol consumption by women who may become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Recommendations for other healthy adults are detailed separately in the table Drinking guidelines General ...

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Beer Production, Consumption, Imports, and Exports, and Cider Consumption (GlobalData)

December 4, 2019

Data on production, consumption, imports, and exports of beer and on cider consumption are provided by GlobalData (formerly Canadean) from over 170 countries and geographies from 2000 through 2018.

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Focus on Public–Private Partnerships: Case Studies

November 21, 2019

Partnership and collaboration are required to meet the ambition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the goals of the WHO Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). IARD and its Members are ...

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Trends Report: Heavy Episodic Drinking

October 23, 2019

Working together to deliver change How a whole-of-society approach can combat heavy episodic drinking This report brings together data on trends in heavy episodic drinking at the regional and national level and showcases how partnerships among private and public sectors ...

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Trends Report: Drink Driving

October 17, 2019

Working together to deliver change How a whole-of-society approach can combat drink driving This report brings together data on trends in drink driving fatalities and showcases how partnerships among private and public sectors and communities, underpinned by appropriate regulation, can ...

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Trends Report: Underage Drinking

August 13, 2019

Working together to deliver change How a whole-of-society approach can help reduce underage drinking. This report brings together data on trends in underage drinking and looks at how partnerships between private and public sectors and communities, underpinned by appropriate regulation, ...

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