Election 2014 - Party Policies - Alcohol

Election 2014 - Party Policies - Alcohol

Alcohol

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  • Supports a reduction in the blood alcohol limit from 80 mg to 50 mg per 100 ml or lower.
  • Phase out all broadcast, billboard and print (including point of display) advertising of alcoholic beverages, and sponsorship by alcohol brands. They will increase funding for sponsorship funds to fill the gaps from sponsorship.
  • Set a minimum price for alcohol in order to stop the sale of alcohol as a loss leader, and set up a tax that is directly proportional to the quantity of pure alcohol in a drink. (more here)

  • Labour will change our drink driving limit from zero-point-zero-eight to zero-point-zero-five. (more here)

  • Give communities a veto over whether and where liquor outlets are established.
  • End alcohol advertising on radio and TV and replace sponsorship of cultural and spots events by alchohol companies with government funding.
  • Strengthen liquor legislation to reduce teenage drinking.
  • Increase alcohol taxes, and use the income generated to help fund adequate, quality alcohol and drug addiction services across the country. (more here)

  • Alcohol taxation; minimum pricing and advertising are the most powerful tools to reduce alcohol harm.
  • We seek to reduce hazardous alcohol intake, by removing alcohol from supermarkets and dairies.
  • No outlets will be allowed to sell alcohol within 5km of schools. There will be increased community involvement in decision-making.
  • We support an increase in raising the age of purchase (online and offline) from 18 years to 20. (more here)

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