Tagged: Legal Age Limit

Juvente: Mystery Shopping Report Shows Continuing Problems

An investigation conducted by Juvente in Norway shows patchy compliance with legal age limits. The investigation found that one in three alcohol shops sell alcohol products to minors.
The numbers are from a new report released by Juvente, as part of the mystery shopping campaign to test compliance (“Sjenkekontroll”)…

NEWS: Nepal: Government Adopted New Alcohol Law

The government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, has adopted a new policy to coherently and evidence-based regulate sales of alcohol products in the country of 26 million inhabitants…

NEWS: Burundi: Calls For National Alcohol Control Policy

Burundi: The Burundi Alcohol Policy Alliance, a national network of civil society organizations for the evidence-based regulation of alcohol, has issued an urgent call for increased national alcohol control efforts…

NEWS: Study: Dropout Rates And Legal Age Limit

The legal age for alcohol use affects school drop-out rates
A new study shows that in the run-up to the landmark decision in 1984 establishing the National Minimum Drinking Age Act in the USA, states with lower minimum alcohol use ages saw higher high school dropout rates…

BLOG: Uganda And The New Alcohol Control Bill 2016

A new Alcohol Control Bill has been drafted by a small committee chaired by Betty Nambooze, a member of parliament (MP) to be presented as a private members bill. This is a truly historic and ground-breaking process in my country. Since 1962 when the first Alcohol law was drafted and passed into law as the British Colonialists were existing Uganda, nothing on this scale has been done in Uganda to control alcohol. Most actions by the government have been piecemeal work especially concerning alcohol taxation. And so obviously the impact of these measures has been very minimum in the last decades…

NEWS: Lithuania: Alcohol Industry Self-Regulation Criticized

In Lithuania’s largest retail stores all buyers will have to provide identification documents specifying their age – according to a new self-regulation move by the alcohol industry. The new system is illustrated in a memorandum, which the companies signed with Health Care Minister Juras Pozela in June.
But the move is receiving considerable criticism…