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 →

South Africa / 28 June 2018, 08:30am / Marvin Charles Picture: Ian Landsberg. The debate surrounding the banning of alcohol advertising sponsorships in sport is raging on, and advocacy group the Southern Africa Alcohol Policy Alliance (Saapa) held discussions on Wednesday to explore alternative funding options. “Alcohol is no ordinary commodity – it plays a role in interpersonal violence, Read More →

More and more women are addicted to booze – but their needs have largely been ignored by the medical establishment. By Marisa Taylor, BBC.com 18 June 2018 It used to be that men were the outsized alcohol drinkers in Western society – perhaps best depicted in popular culture by Don Draper’s Mad Men cronies, who Read More →

On March 1, Greenland adopted a new Alcohol Act prohibiting alcohol advertising, limiting sales times and requiring alcohol to be delimited from other goods in the store. The new Alcohol Act is based on WHO recommendations for effective alcohol policy, such as limiting visibility, availability and marketing of alcohol. It’s written on the Greenland government Read More →