SALBA wants proof used for booze ban


As the president gets ready to address the nation this evening , The South African Liquor Brand owners Association wants to know what scientific reasoning is used by the government when imposing a booze ban.

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association wants the government to provide details on what scientific reasoning it uses when imposing a booze ban.

The association said the Trade and Industry Department has confirmed that the National Coronavirus Command Council is intending on banning all alcohol sales starting from this Easter weekend.

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The Ministerial Advisory Committee also recommending stricter lockdown regulations from this weekend.

There are fears the holidays could lead to a COVID-19 third wave.


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