07 Sep '11, 4am

Alcohol ad ban in S.Africa

Alcohol ad ban in S.Africa

CAPE TOWN : South Africa plans to ban alcohol advertising in a bid to rein in violent crime fuelled by excessive drinking, the health minister said Tuesday. With one of the world's highest crime rates, the country attracts foreign experts "just to learn to deal with wounds of injury and violence because we are regarded as a laboratory for that," minister Aaron Motsoaledi told reporters. "The driving factor behind this is alcohol, the harmful effects of alcohol. We're not going to pull back about the issue of alcohol control, including the banning on advertising of alcohol." "It's just a matter of time -- it's not an issue of whether, it's an issue of when," he added. Violence and injuries are the top killer in South Africa after HIV, Motsoaledi told delegates at a World Health Organisation conference on violence prevention. About 3.5 million people are treated for injuries...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/health/view/115157...

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