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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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Minimum Legal Age Limits

October 25, 2019

This table details legislation defining minimum purchase and or consumption age limits for alcohol beverages in various jurisdictions.It is updated on an ongoing basis as jurisdictions enact or revise their requirements with assistance from staff of the Law Library of ...

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Trends Report: Heavy Episodic Drinking

October 23, 2019

Working together to deliver change How a whole-of-society approach can combat heavy episodic drinking This report brings together data on trends in heavy episodic drinking at the regional and national level and showcases how partnerships among private and public sectors ...

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Trends Report: Drink Driving

October 17, 2019

Working together to deliver change How a whole-of-society approach can combat drink driving This report brings together data on trends in drink driving fatalities and showcases how partnerships among private and public sectors and communities, underpinned by appropriate regulation, can ...

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Trends Report: Underage Drinking

August 13, 2019

Working together to deliver change How a whole-of-society approach can help reduce underage drinking. This report brings together data on trends in underage drinking and looks at how partnerships between private and public sectors and communities, underpinned by appropriate regulation, ...

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Health Warning Labels on Alcohol Beverages

April 30, 2019

This IARD Policy Review concentrates on the evidence of the effectiveness of health warning labels on alcohol beverages in reducing harmful drinking.IARD Policy Reviews cover the evidence on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and outcomes. They offer ...

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Health Warning Labeling Requirements

February 8, 2019

This table details the health warning labeling requirements to which alcohol beverages are subject in several countries. It also lists health warnings voluntarily included on product labels by alcohol producers. For details on labeling requirements for such information as alcohol ...

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Drinking Guidelines: General Population

January 16, 2019

This table details recommendations for alcohol consumption (drinking guidelines) issued by government bodies in various countries. Generally, these recommendations apply to healthy adults. It is specified when other groups are the targets of the recommendations. Standard drinks are shown in ...

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Drinking Guidelines for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

January 16, 2019

This table details drinking guidelines issued by government bodies in various countries regarding alcohol consumption by women who may become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Recommendations for other healthy adults are detailed separately in the table Drinking guidelines General ...

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Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements

January 5, 2019

This table details alcohol beverage labeling requirements in several countries. Details on the requirements for health warnings to be included on beverage labels are available in the Health Warning Labeling Requirements table.It is updated on an ongoing basis as jurisdictions ...

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Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits

January 3, 2019

This table details the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) and breath alcohol concentration (BrAC) limits for the general population of drivers in various jurisdictions. It is specified where different limits apply to sub-populations of drivers.It is updated on an ongoing ...

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