The new charity, formed by the merger of Alcohol Concern and Alcohol Research UK, said the Portman Group’s role was not clear. Last updated: 6 July 2018 – 12.10am A charity has called for a Government review of how alcohol marketing is regulated, claiming the current watchdog is inconsistent and operates without scrutiny. The new charity, Read More →

The FEED, by Velvet Winter; 17-02-2019 In July last year a campaign was launched by alcohol delivery service Jimmy Brings and music streaming monolith Spotify. ‘The Songmiler Edition’ introduced three specialty wines with the Jimmy Brings x Spotify logo and a QR code. Scan the code and you’d be taken to a playlist expertly curated Read More →

University of Cape Town News 30 January 2019 | Story Leslie London, Neo Morojele, Hanna Amanuel. Public health research suggests that concerns about alcohol advertising and accessibility warrant strong regulatory action.  Photo Daniel Crowley, Flickr Alcohol is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. It’s also a key risk factor for preventable illness and Read More →

Beyond Dry January, booze brands aim to appeal to younger generations that are drinking less By E.J. Schultz. Published on January 22, 2019. Lindsay Flegge normally goes out for drinks four times a week. “Margaritas are my favorite,” says the 30-year-old suburban Indianapolis resident. But she hasn’t had the tequila cocktail, or a drop of Read More →