Policy

Policy

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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Minimum Legal Age Limits

January 4, 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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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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Physical Availability Restrictions

November 6, 2018

This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on physical availability policies and their impact on consumption and alcohol-related outcomes.IARD Policy Reviews cover the evidence on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and outcomes. They offer an overview of ...

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Taxation of Beverage Alcohol

April 30, 2018

This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on excise taxation of alcohol beverages.IARD Policy Reviews cover the evidence on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and outcomes. They offer an overview of the key literature and provide the ...

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National Drinking Guidelines

April 1, 2016

Drinking guidelines are issued by government bodies to provide information on the relationship between drinking and potential outcomes, and are intended to support individual choices around drinking in a way that minimizes the likelihood of harm. This review offers an ...

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