n South African Medical Journal - Implications of Cochrane Review on restricting or banning alcohol advertising in South Africa : correspondence
|Article Title||Implications of Cochrane Review on restricting or banning alcohol advertising in South Africa : correspondence|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University, 3 University of Cape Town, 4 University of Cape Town, 5 University of Cape Town and 6 University of California, USA|
|Publication Date||Feb 2015|
|Pages||80 - 81|
A letter in The Lancet in June 2014 reported on delays in legislating an alcohol advertising ban in South Africa (SA). These delays resulted from the addition of an independent regulatory impact assessment due to be completed in 2014. A Cochrane Review on restricting or banning alcohol advertising to reduce alcohol consumption was published in November 2014 and should inform policy deliberations.
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