Authors: Robyn Burton, Clive Henn, Don Lavoie, Rosanna O’Connor, Clare Perkins, Kate Sweeney, Felix Greaves, Prof Brian Ferguson, Caryl Beynon, Annalisa Belloni, Virginia Musto, Prof John Marsden,  Prof Nick Sheron Title: Burton (2016). A rapid evidence review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alcohol control policies: an English perspective Journal: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32420-5 Abstract: This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies Read More →

Authors: Jonathan K. Noel, Thomas F. Babor and Katherine Robaina Title: Industry self-regulation of alcohol marketing: a systematic review of content and exposure research Journal: Addiction, (2016). DOI: 10.1111/add.13410 Abstract: Background and aims: With governments relying increasingly upon the alcohol industry’s self-regulated marketing codes to restrict alcohol marketing activity, there is a need to summarize the findings of research Read More →

Authors: Tim Lobstein, Jane Landon, Nicole Thornton & David Jernigan Title: The commercial use of digital media to market alcohol products: a narrative review Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13493 Abstract: Background and aims: The rising use of digital media in the last decade, including social networking media and downloadable applications, has created new opportunities for marketing a wide range Read More →

Authors: Jonathan K. Noel & Thomas F. Babor Title: Does industry self-regulation protect young people from exposure to alcohol marketing? A review of compliance and complaint studies Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13432 Abstract: Background and aims: Exposure to alcohol marketing is considered to be potentially harmful to adolescents. In addition to statutory regulation, industry self-regulation is a common way Read More →

Authors: Jonathan K. Noel, Thomas F. Babor, Katherine Robaina Title: Industry self-regulation of alcohol marketing: a systematic review of content and exposure research Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13410 Abstract: Background and aims: With governments relying increasingly upon the alcohol industry’s self-regulated marketing codes to restrict alcohol marketing activity, there is a need to summarize the findings of research relevant to Read More →

Authors: Jernigan, Noel, Landon, Thornton & Lobstein Title: Alcohol marketing and youth alcohol consumption: a systematic review of longitudinal studies published since 2008 Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13591 Abstract: Background and aims: Youth alcohol consumption is a major global public health concern. Previous reviews have concluded that exposure to alcohol marketing was associated with earlier drinking initiation and higher Read More →

Author: Katherine Brown Title: Association Between Alcohol Sports Sponsorship and Consumption: A Systematic Review Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2016, 1–9 doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agw006 Abstract Aim: Concerns have been raised about the impact of alcohol sports sponsorship on harmful consumption, with some countries banning this practice or considering a ban. We review evidence on the relationship between exposure to alcohol sports sponsorship Read More →

Author: Nandi Siegfried, David C Pienaar, John E Ataguba, Jimmy Volmink, Tamara Kredo, Mlenga Jere, Charles DH Parry Title: Restricting or banning alcohol advertising to reduce alcohol consumption in adults and adolescents Journal: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010704. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010704.pub2. Abstract Background Alcohol is estimated to be the fifth leading risk factor Read More →

Author: de Bruijn A, Engels R. Title: Measuring the volume of youth exposure to alcohol marketing: A systematic review of measurement instruments in peer-reviewed articles Journal: OA Alcohol 2014 May 22;2(1):8. Abstract Aims: The following paper aims to review instruments that measure alcohol advertising exposure that were used in peer-reviewed studies. Method: A systematic literature search of several Read More →

Authors: Lesley A Smith and David R Foxcroft Title: The effect of alcohol advertising, marketing and portrayal on drinking behaviour in young people: systematic review of prospective cohort studies Journal: BMC Public Health 2009, 9:51 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-51  A full text pdf of this review study is available here Abstract: Background The effect of alcohol portrayals and advertising on the Read More →