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Bad news for alcohol consumers

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance is encouraging the public authority to react to the compromising third rush of the COVID-19 pandemic by reinforcing the current limitations on liquor access. The association on Monday said the public authority ought not stand by until the wellbeing framework got overburdened prior to presenting limitations.

  1 year ago ago
Bad news for alcohol consumers

BUSINESS

6 Alcohol Restrictions Proposed to Government: SAAPA

The south african alcohol policy alliance south Africa (SAAPA SA) has proposed to the government more stricter restrictions on Alcohol. - SAAPA SA director Maurice Smithers said governmet must Implemented the following measures •reduce number of alcohol trade from 4 to 3 days •Restrict Quantity Bought •burn large size alcohol like 500ml instant of 750 ml as there are studies showing that you are more likely to binge drink on a bigger bottles. •Require ID before sale •Liquor industry to implement a

  2 years ago ago
6 Alcohol Restrictions Proposed to Government: SAAPA

SOCIETY

The National Liquor Traders says all taverns must adhere to all liquor regulations

The National Liquor Traders says all taverns must adhere to all liquor regulations. This comes after the death of 21 teens at a tavern in the Eastern Cape. For more, those are the words of Director of the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in SA, Maurice Smithers.

  2 months ago ago
The National Liquor Traders says all taverns must adhere to all liquor regulations

SOCIETY

SA Lockdown: The government should have banned alcohol sales long time ago - experts

The rise of corona virus in South Africa especially in Gauteng is growing rapidly and South African health experts reports reveals that they must look deeper into the matter of alcohol sales under Lockdown level 3. Maurice Smithers industry expert said that President Cyril Ramaphosa missed the time to shut down all liquor stores in South Africa when he moved the country to lockdown level 3.

  1 year ago ago
SA Lockdown: The government should have banned alcohol sales long time ago - experts

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Alcohol industry under stress, Here's what they are expecting from upcoming presidential address

https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/liquor-industry-fear-that-government-might-introduce-a-new-alcohol-ban-for-festive-season-6b09bb7a-f100-4b55-8460-d98034b632bb There is growing public fear that the alcohol enterprise may face another liquor ban to control the spread of Coronavirus and maintain beds open throughout the current fourth wave contaminations. Maurice Smithers, head of the South African Alcohol Policy Alliance at SA (Saapa SA), stated those issues should compound the financial ramifications of limiting admittance to liquor, and unreasonable liquor utilization.

  9 months ago ago
Alcohol industry under stress, Here's what they are expecting from upcoming presidential address

JUSTICE

Liquor industry fear that government might introduce a new alcohol ban for festive season

Cape Town, South Africa – The liquor business expressed concern about growing public suspicions that the government may impose a new alcohol restriction in order to assist curb the spread of Covid-19 and keep hospital beds open during the current fourth wave of illnesses. According to Maurice Smithers, director of the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in South Africa (Saapa SA), these fears have resulted in a one-sided response that has focused on the economic consequences of restricting access to alcohol while downplaying or even denying the fact that excessive alcohol consumption could exacerbate the pandemic crisis.

  9 months ago ago
Liquor industry fear that government might introduce a new alcohol ban for festive season

POLITICS

Group begs government to ban alcoholic beverage again to avoid supers-preader event during festivity

It was not funny the last time government ban alcohol in the whole cities of South Africa. Many people wondered how they could cope without this substance while others who are considered occasional drinkers do not even care as many supported the government effort to slow down the rate of coronavirus. Many measures has been taking by government in different part of the world including here in South Africa to bring the curve of the infectious disease. South Africa government introduced lockdown measures and also

  1 year ago ago
Group begs government to ban alcoholic beverage again to avoid supers-preader event during festivity

FOOD

Another bad news for alcohol consumers

In South Africa on Wednesday, the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance is calling for tougher action in the field of alcohol use. It wants limits on alcohol in public during holidays. This is because some parts of the country seeCOVID-19 infections rising. The organization wants the government to introduce a 0 percent alcohol rate for drivers and drunk drivers to have their licenses revoked for at least three months. Director Maurice Smithers said he want the department to remember that the alcohol problems

  1 year ago ago
Another bad news for alcohol consumers

SOCIETY

South Africa : Fears of looming alcohol ban this festive season

The liquor industry expressed concern about growing public fears that the government might impose a new alcohol ban to help stem the spread of Covid-19 and free up hospital beds during the current fourth wave of infections. According to Maurice Smithers, director of the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in South Africa (Saapa SA), these fears have resulted in a one-sided response that has focused on the economic consequences of restricting access to alcohol while downplaying or even denying the fact that excessive alcohol consumption could exacerbate the pandemic crisis.

  9 months ago ago
South Africa : Fears of looming alcohol ban this festive season

ECONOMY-FINANCE

'Nothing Changes, We Still Say NO To Sales Of Alcohol At Petrol Stations, (SAAPA SA) Strikes BACK

TWO months prior BP and Pick 'n Pay were commending the dispatch of a wine to-go proposal through the Pick 'n Pay Express store however today the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in SA (SAAPA SA) and its associates are requiring the prompt stop to the giving of alcohol licenses to retailers based at gas stations.

  1 year ago ago
'Nothing Changes, We Still Say NO To Sales Of Alcohol At Petrol Stations, (SAAPA SA) Strikes BACK

HEALTH

[OPINION] Alcohol Should Be Ban With Immediate Effect

[OPINION] Alcohol Should Be Ban With Immediate Effect https://twitter.com/i/status/1394690516676136960 The country is bracing for the third wave of COVID-19 infections.Many are fearing harsher lockdown restrictions & the question on top of mind…will alcohol face another [email protected] is joined by Maurice Smithers, the director of The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance.

  1 year ago ago
[OPINION] Alcohol Should Be Ban With Immediate Effect

POLITICS

More Tension For Cyril Ramaphosa As SAAPA Pressurizes Him To Close The Bars.

Durban - The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in South Africa has called for President Cyril Ramaphosa to relook at the public authority's position on liquor deals as the subsequent wave and another variation of Covid-19 keep on spreading quickly around the nation.  As of Sunday night, more than 1,000,000 individuals have been contaminated with the infection in the nation since March, with just shy of 27 000 individuals losing their lives and a little more than 840 000 individuals recuperating from

  1 year ago ago
More Tension For Cyril Ramaphosa As SAAPA Pressurizes Him To Close The Bars.

HEALTH

What Can Be Expected this Easter With Alcohol

CAPE TOWN - The non-benefit bunch Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa) says alcohol outlets ought to be shut by 6pm over the Easter occasions.As indicated by the association, the Easter break is a likely impetus for a third rush of Covid-19.

  1 year ago ago
What Can Be Expected this Easter With Alcohol

ACCIDENT

SA reveals something about alcohol on festive season.

The South African Alcohol Police Alliance in the Republic of South Africa on Wednesday said that it wasn't realistic to depend on the compassion of the environment to regulate the consumption of Alcohol. Tougher measures are promoted by the organisation in the matter if alcohol consumption. They are looking forward to stop public drinking during the upcoming holidays. The South African President also intervened in this issue to protect each other. The organisation wants to ensure that car accidents low as result,

  1 year ago ago
SA reveals something about alcohol on festive season.

SOCIETY

Saapa SA calls for moratorium on licences allowing alcohol to be sold at petrol stations||Must See.

CAPE TOWN - The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa SA) is approaching commonplace alcohol specialists to execute a quick ban on granting licenses to permit liquor to be sold at gas stations. In June, BP and Pick n Pay Express were given a merchant's permit, which permits them to sell wine - the main such permit in the country.

  1 year ago ago
Saapa SA calls for moratorium on licences allowing alcohol to be sold at petrol stations||Must See.

COVID

Optimism over alcohol not leading to second wave of Covid-19 infections but experts warn

As Covid-19 cases have consistently diminished, there is good faith that the unbanning of liquor has not yet prompted a second rush of diseases.  Specialists halfway ascribe this to the cross country time limitation, night clubs despite everything staying shut and a breaking point on the offer of liquor twilight and throughout the end of the week.  However, they demand South Africa isn't totally out of Covid-19 peril and that liquor has unleashed devastation on the nation's streets and added to a spike in

  2 years ago ago
Optimism over alcohol not leading to second wave of Covid-19 infections but experts warn

COVID

SA drunks rev up calls to tighten booze laws

Liquor's savage hand in street crashes and rough assaults – push to the front after alcohol was unbanned fourteen days prior – has prompted reestablished calls for rigid alcohol guidelines to spare lives.  Yet, a bit of enactment which strategy specialists said could switch things around has been slowed down for a long time.  Whenever marked into law, a draft alcohol charge, first distributed in 2016 for open remark by the exchange and industry division (DTI), would mean the lawful drinking age would be

  2 years ago ago
SA drunks rev up calls to tighten booze laws

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Saapa urges BP to rethink decision to sell alcohol at petrol stations.

CAPE TOWN - The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa) is encouraging BP to reevaluate its choice to sell liquor from its forecourt shops. Saapa gave over an update to the petrol organization on Wednesday approaching them to end intends to sell liquor at fuel stations. In June, BP and Pick n Pay Express were given a merchant's permit that permits them to sell wine in Joburg.

  1 year ago ago
Saapa urges BP to rethink decision to sell alcohol at petrol stations.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Call for stricter regulations on daily liquor sales ahead of Easter holidays

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa) has called for every day alcohol deals to be confined to 6pm, over the Easter occasions to hinder the spread of the Covid.

  1 year ago ago
Call for stricter regulations on daily liquor sales ahead of Easter holidays

SOCIETY

Saapa Encourage Bp To RE-EXAMINE ITS DECISION TO SELL ALCOHOL AT FUEL STATIONS.

According to the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa), selling alcohol at gas stations will promote a culture of drinking or drinking while driving.BP's plan to offer alcohol from its forecourt shops is being questioned by the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa). On Wednesday, Saapa delivered a memorandum to the petroleum company, urging them to abandon plans to sell alcohol at gas stations.A grocer's license was awarded to BP and Pick n Pay Express in June, allowing them to sell wine in Joburg.

  1 year ago ago
Saapa Encourage Bp To RE-EXAMINE ITS DECISION TO SELL ALCOHOL AT FUEL STATIONS.