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IARD’s work is informed by the latest scientific evidence on alcohol and health, including alcohol policy. By bringing together data and research on drinking patterns, alcohol in society, and regulations at a national level, IARD examines best practice around policies and interventions that reduce harmful drinking. IARD’s tools and resources are intended to support practitioners in formulating approaches that can be adapted to local needs and contexts.

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Health Warning Labeling Requirements

August 25, 2020

This table details the health warning labeling requirements to which alcohol beverages are subject in all countries for which IARD has been able to verify the information with the respective national authorities or through publicly accessible documents. It also lists ...

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The world’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers are taking action against COVID-19

August 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and societal emergency, presenting unique and urgent challenges to the world. IARD's members have stepped up to contribute during this time of crisis, using their unique resources and positioning to help through a ...

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Mendelian Randomization in Alcohol Research

August 12, 2020

To date, there have been no systematic reviews or meta-analysis of Mendelian-randomization-based alcohol research on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and total cancer. This document reflects IARD's initial work to synthesize published research in this area but should not be considered ...

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Alcohol Consumption by Country and Beverage Strength (IWSR)

June 16, 2020

Consumption data are provided by the IWSR. The data are organized by country and beverage strength and listed annually from 2009 to 2019.

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Beer Production, Consumption, Imports, and Exports, and Cider Consumption (GlobalData)

June 8, 2020

Data on production, consumption, imports, and exports of beer and on cider consumption are provided by Global Data (formerly Canadean) from over 170 countries and geographies from 2000 through 2018.

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How to add safeguards to social media marketing

April 20, 2020

Preventing underage exposure to online alcohol advertising how to add safeguards to social media marketing The 12 members of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) are committed to ensuring that their online alcohol marketing communications meet the same high ...

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Drinking and Cognitive Function

March 18, 2020

This IARD Health Review discusses the role of alcohol consumption as a risk factor for cognitive decline.IARD Health Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the relationship between alcohol consumption and health outcomes. The reviews report ...

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Minimum Legal Age Limits

February 11, 2020

This table details legislation defining minimum purchase, sale, free supply, and consumption age limits for alcohol beverages in all countries for which IARD has been able to verify the information with the respective national authorities or through publicly accessible documents.It ...

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Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits

January 31, 2020

This table details the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) and breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) limits for the general population of drivers in all countries for which IARD has been able to verify the information with the respective national authorities or ...

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Drinking Guidelines: General Population

December 16, 2019

This table details recommendations for alcohol consumption (drinking guidelines) issued by government bodies in all countries for which IARD has been able to verify the information with the respective national authorities or through publicly accessible documents. Generally, these recommendations apply ...

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