Context: In 2012 an inventory of >3500 industry actions was compiled by alcohol industry bodies in support of the Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, adopted by WHO in 2010. Objectives: This study critically evaluated a sample of these corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities conducted in Europe. Methods: A content analysis was Read More →

Link to the report:   Key findings *Drinking venues posted on social media more frequently than alcohol brands during the research period *18-15 year olds were more likely to follow venues on social media than brands *Venue-level social media was used to both plan and document drinking occasions *Venue-level content included cheap offers, promotional events, Read More →

Chambers, T. J. (2018). The extent and nature of children’s real-time exposure to alcohol marketing using wearable cameras and GPS devices (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/8265 Alcohol places substantial financial, physical, social and psychological burdens on society. There is mounting evidence that childhood exposure to alcohol marketing increases the likelihood Read More →

A. de Bruijn et al (2016); European longitudinal study on the relationship between adolescents’ alcohol marketing exposure and alcohol use; Society for the study of Addiction (1-10) Link to the article see also: http://eucam.info/2016/12/06/prestigious-price-for-european-longitudinal-study-on-alcohol-marketing-exposure-and-alcohol-use/    

Objective: Current national responses to the monitoring and prevention of alcohol marketing to vulnerable populations, such as youth, typically rely on partial bans, co-regulation and industry self-regulation. Efforts to evaluate compliance with existing regulations are often cumbersome and resource intensive. We sought to develop a short questionnaire to assess compliance of alcohol advertising to existing Read More →

EJPH Alcohol industry corporate social responsibility initiatives and harmful drinking – a systematic review; Melissa Mialon, Jim McCambridge Department of Health Sciences, University of York Correspondence: Jim McCambridge, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, ARRC Building, Heslington, York; YO10 5DD, UK, Tel: +44 1904321667, e-mail: jim.mccambridge@york.ac.uk Background: There is growing awareness of the detrimental Read More →