Sep 17, 2013
JOHANNESBURG, 16 September 2013: The Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol Use (ARA) has noted with caution the announcement that the Control of Marketing of Alcohol Bill (the proposed Bill) will be tabled at the next Cabinet meeting scheduled for 18 September 2013.
Sep 12, 2013
Fetal alcohol syndrome is an ongoing problem around the world that affects communities across socio-economic barriers. In order to draw further attention to this 100% preventable issue global trends have shown an increase in women, who have direct experience of the condition, talking about the dangers of drinking while pregnant.
Jul 15, 2013
The ARA-Perdeberg wine project will continue until 2015 following the alcohol industry’s approval for funding with plans to expand the project into the Robertson wine region.
Jun 11, 2013
New research released by Econometrix shows that there is no statistical relationship between advertising expenditure and the consumption of alcohol in South Africa and predicts that the proposed ban would have a severe negative impact on the economy.
Jun 3, 2013
A recent study released by the South African Medical Research Council, which surveyed teenagers living in the Western Cape, found a high incidence of underage drinking amongst the 13 to 15 age group.
May 14, 2013
The key physiological differences between men and women cause women to be more susceptible to the effects of alcohol. This results in different bodily reactions, and these effects can be heightened during the different times in the month.
Mar 13, 2013
The increase in road deaths reported over the past December/ January holiday period, many of which were attributed in part to alcohol abuse, is a grim reminder of the consequences of an irresponsible approach to alcohol use.
Feb 25, 2013
South Africans Against Drunk Driving (SADD) is delighted to announce that it is a recipient of a prestigious and worldwide acknowledged Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.”
Feb 25, 2013
Consuming alcohol has and always will be an essential element of how communities socialise and, for the most part, people will drink, if they choose to do so, responsibly and in moderation.
Dec 5, 2012
Following the initial success of the ARA-Perdeberg Wine Project, the Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol Use (ARA) plans to implement similar programmes in other areas of the Cape Winelands region.