BLOG: The Real Alcohol Harm In South Africa

The economic costs borne by other public sectors as a result of alcohol harm supersede the income the alcohol trade generates for the economy. I often get the feeling that the alcohol industry is frequently too quick to lay blame on the consumer for alcohol problems but never manages to acknowledge their role in marketing their product, or making it so readily accessible and attractive for children and youth – which are some of the root causes for alcohol harm in the first place…