WHO Euro 07-07-2020 According to a newly published report, “Alcohol marketing in the WHO European Region”, alcohol marketing is adapting to new realities faster than current legal regulations across the Region, with industry using opportunities offered by digital platforms to sell their products in a largely unregulated market. The publication explains how innovative online advertisement Read More →

  Alcohol marketing in the WHO European Region: Update report on the evidence and recommended policy actions   Date of the event:  7 July 2020   Online entry of participants:  09:30 CEST Time of the event:  10:00–11:30 CEST If you have questions, please contact: Ms Natalia Konovalova – konovalovan@who.int link to register Registration closes 6 July 2020, 4 Read More →

Movendi International; 19 June 2020  France: Alcohol Advertising Ban Wins Case in High-Court In France, the so called “Loi Evin” or the Evin Law strictly regulates alcohol marketing and largely bans alcohol advertising. Nevertheless, despite the legal repercussions Big Alcohol continues to break the law or attempts to circumvent it. Recently a landmark case against Read More →

Spirits Business, 23rd June, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers The power of social media has never been so paramount as it has been during the pandemic. Here, SB recognises the best-performing spirits brands on social media and names the Social Media Hero from our Brand Champions 2020 report. As social media has become an integral part of Read More →

Drinks insight 10 June 2020 Amazon Australia has forayed into online alcohol market with the launch of a wine, beer and spirits store on its online platform. The store features emerging local brands including SOFI Spritz, Curatif Cocktails, and Lawrenny Estate, alongside major brands such as Penfolds, VB, and Johnnie Walker. Amazon Australia country manager Matt Read More →

Dr. Nicky Jackson, Newsroom, 10 June 2020 By allowing the alcohol industry to look like they are ‘doing something’ by funding education programmes in schools hides their less altruistic practices We all want Aotearoa New Zealand to be the best place in the world for children and young people. Essential to this is a high quality Read More →

Outlook, The New Scroll; study Bengaluru, Jun 8 (PTI) Alcohol and fast food product placement in Bollywood films rose significantly over two decades, including in those rated for children, according to a study. Of the 300 films analysed from the time period 1994-2013, 93 per cent of the movies had at least one occurrence of Read More →

Total Slovenian News; STA, 02 Jun 2020 The association of chronic non-contagious diseases urged on Monday the Health Ministry, the government and National Assembly to introduce stricter measures concerning alcohol policy and to strive for a joint systemic tackling of heavy alcohol consumption in Slovenia, most notably efforts mitigating the situation among the young. The Read More →