alcohol apps

New research by James Cook University in Australia has revealed weaknesses in the law regulating alcohol promotion after reviewing smart phone apps carrying alcohol promotional material. Furthermore the study raises questions about the ethical stance of organizations such as Google and Apple for providing access to apps which encourage intoxication as well as competing in Read More →

Americans will soon have the option of consuming alcohol in a new way. It’s called powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, and it’s recently been approved by the government. The above video gives a discription of the product as well as the problems it brings along.

Irish public broadcaster RTE recently aired a program dedicated about the current critical uproar about drinks producer Diageo funding the public health campaign ‘Stop out-of-control-Drinking.’ The above video gives an introduction to these current events, followed by a discussion between Fergus Finlay, Barnardos CEO and chair of Stop Out Of Control Drinking campaign, and Senator Jillian VanturnHout, a children’s rights campaigner who’s published an open letter criticizing Diageos involvement in the campaign, undersigned by more then 50 individuals and organizations in the health sector.