There's growing evidence the location and density of bottleshops influences the health and well-being of locals, particularly in disadvantaged areas.
Many of us might be tempted to give up alcohol for a month as part of a highly publicised campaign, like Dry July. But how successful are these campaigns and how do you measure any long-term benefits?
Women are catching up to men in rates of alcohol consumption and this has important implications for how we think about our community response to harmful alcohol use.
Removing alcohol brands as sponsors of sports events could help reduce the trend of young people drinking.
If all the “super consumers” reduced their drinking to the recommended two-drinks-a-day average, alcohol sales would fall by 39%.
Why does drinking too much leave you feeling so rotten?
With South Africa's consumption levels higher than the worldwide average, interventions to change the country's drinking habits are critical.