Alcohol Ban In South Africa In 2020

This is a very interesting article by Janet Gourand about the effects of a regional alcohol ban during the pandemic. I am quoting her statistics that should give you a pause:

“Murder cases reduced by 72%

Rape cases reduced by 87%

GBH reduced by 85%

Armed Robbery decreased by 69%

Domestic violence decreased by 69%

Drop-in trauma cases in hospitals

Hospital trauma admissions have decreased by 66%

(Most of the trauma admissions are alcohol-related — gunshot injuries and car crashes.)”

– Janet Gourand,

World Without Wine / https://www.worldwithoutwine.com/blog/

Head over to her article and read more at

https://janetgourand.medium.com/what-if-alcohol-was-banned-c0dabb185f3b

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