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A new American study finds that underage drinkers are more likely to choose alcohol brands that sponsor sports, music, and entertainment events. The authors consequently ask for alcohol research, practice and policy to pay more attention to this highly prevalent form of alcohol marketing.

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Martina Anderson, Member of the European Parliament for the Northern Ireland party Sinn Féin has called for a ban on alcohol advertising in the European Union. Ms Anderson made the call during Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm. “The European Union is the highest drinking region in the world resulting in huge level of harm, Read More →

In 2014 the Australian Alcohol Policy Coalition commenced work on an alcohol policy roadmap project, examining the current state of alcohol law and policy in Victoria, and looking at areas for law reform and policy development, with the overall goal of reducing alcohol related harm in the state.

Alcohol Marketing Ban Cochrane Review

A new study has been published on the effects of alcohol marketing bans. The Cochrane Systematic Literature Study by Siegfried et al. found it could not recommend for or against banning alcohol advertising, but the authors would compel Governments that are considering implementing alcohol advertising bans, to implement their ban in a research environment and Read More →

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The Russian Ministry Communications has said it’s willing to lift the ban of alcohol marketing in newspapers and magazines. Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Media Alexei Wolin first spoke of this option at recent congress of the National Association of Broadcasters.