Article by Melissa Mialon and Jim McCambridge, department of Health Sciences, University of York. Title: Alcohol industry corporate social responsibility initiatives and harmful drinking – a systematic review; Background: There is growing awareness of the detrimental effects of alcohol industry commercial activities, and concern about possible adverse impacts of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, Read More →

By Joey Knight Published: June 15, 2018 TAMPA (Florida) — It was a collegiate celebration befitting a major facility ground-breaking, or a seven-figure donation, or the attainment of an academic benchmark. Hors d’oeuvres were served; boosters and broad smiles abounded. “This is a historic day for the University of South Florida, and for our community,” Read More →

        BMC Public Health 2018 18:688 Sarah Bates, John Holmes, Lucy Gavens, Elena Gomes de Matos, Jessica Li, Bernadette Ward, Lucie Hooper, Simon Dixon and Penny Buykx ©  The Author(s). 2018 Email authorView ORCID ID profile https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5581-8 Open Peer Review reports Abstract Background Globally, alcohol is causally related to 2.5 million deaths per year and 12.5% of these are due to cancer. Previous research has indicated Read More →

Otago Daily times 23 May; By John Gibb New Zealanders should take “a good long look in the mirror” over the need to improve “highly deficient” warning labels on alcohol containers, University of Otago researchers say. “We’re not doing a very good job,” Tessa Gray, one of the researchers, said. Alcohol labelling “needs to be Read More →

Gray Robinson PA USA May 10 2018 Introduction Suppliers and retailers of alcoholic beverages advertise their respective products and offerings in a wide variety of digital outlets. Questions arise as to how the complex legal landscape of alcohol regulation applies in these digital spaces. Advertising media include social network services (e.g., Facebook), video sharing sites Read More →