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 →

Sunil Patil1, Eleanor M. Winpenny1, Marc N. Elliott2, Charlene Rohr1, Ellen Nolte1* 1 RAND Europe, Westbrook Centre, Cambridge, UK 2 RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA Correspondence: Ellen Nolte, RAND Europe, Westbrook Centre, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 1YG, UK, Tel: +44 1223 353329, Fax: +44 1223 358 845, e-mail: enolte@rand.org Background: Exposure of young people 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 →

Alcohol consumption is a leading contributor to the global burden of disease and death. Given the harms attributable to alcohol, there is a need to examine the factors that contribute to its consumption. One known influence is alcohol promotion. The alcohol industry is a multinational entity that devotes substantial resources to the promotion of alcohol. Read More →

Alcohol marketing, promotion and sponsorship are widespread in most of the world today. Alcohol marketing is evolving constantly and utilizes multiple channels, including youth-oriented radio, television, sports events and popular music concerts, websites, social media, mobile phones and product placements in movies and TV shows. Marketers are moving increasingly to digital and social media, where Read More →

Alcohol consumption is responsible for 3.3 million deaths globally or nearly 6% of all deaths. Alcohol use contributes to both communicable and noncommunicable diseases, as well as violence and injuries. The purpose of this review is to discuss, in the context of the expansion of transnational alcohol corporations and harms associated with alcohol use, policy Read More →