DIGITAL ALCOHOL MARKETING IN THE SPOTLIGHT The impact on drinking behaviour of young people and the first attempts to regulate it. Amsterdam, Thursday September 19th 2019 Program: Morning session: The message of science 9.00: Welcome by the chair Dr. Rob Bovens, Tranzo, Tilburg School of Social and            Behavioral Sciences of Tilburg University, the Netherlands Read More →

Monash University, 29 April 2019 Repeated exposure to alcohol advertising in sport – either at venues or during media coverage of matches – can have long-term effects on drinking attitudes, according to a new international study. Researchers from the Parisien Laboratory of Social Psychology, the University Grenoble of Alpes (France) and Monash University found a Read More →

A total ban on alcohol advertising is necessary to ensure public health. Researchers from the University of Gent state this in a new study commissioned by the Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO). In Belgium, the so-called “Covenant on Advertising and Marketing of Alcoholic Beverages” must unite the “public health” and “economy” interests. The Jury for Ethical Read More → April 23, 2019 5:59 ; by Brittney Rigby   Queensland’s state government has announced it will ban junk food and alcohol ads at government-owned outdoor sites in an effort to combat childhood obesity. The restrictions for out-of-home ads featuring high fat, salt and sugar products, or alcohol, will be rolled out in consultation with Read More →

News from IOGT, 12 April 2019 The Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia met with the Supreme Consultative Council to discuss introducing a sub-decree to regulate advertising of alcoholic products. The sub-decree aims to minimize the negative effects on society of alcohol advertising. The meeting focused on the negative impacts of alcohol ads to Cambodians and Read More →

The NEWDAILY, 11th April 2019 Research released this week exposed the lucrative, but largely undeclared, relationship between Australia’s top Instagram influencers and the alcohol industry. The study by health promotion foundation VicHealth looked at how many of Australia’s top 70 influencers had collaborated with an alcohol brand in the past 12 months. Photo: VicHealth Researchers Read More →

9 April 2019  Oliver Peterson   6PRAlcohol AdvertisingMeg Coffeyoliver petersonOliver Peterson Perth LIVEPerth LIVEsocial media According to new research by VicHealth, the unregulated promotion of alcoholic drinks on social media is rife. “Influencers” post photos of themselves with alcoholic brands without declaring they have been paid to do so. They often have hundreds of thousands of Read More →

The reporter; 6 April 2019 By Dawit Endeshaw The proclamation that seeks to ban any broadcast media advertisement on alcoholic drinks, from 6:00 AM in the morning to 9:00 PM in the evening, will start to take effect starting next month, May 29, 2019, The Reporter has learnt. As per Article 74(4) of the Proclamation, Read More →