February 7, 2018 11.12 Europe/London By Julian Clover   Plans by Sweden to impose a ban on alcohol advertising on two UK-based broadcasters is not compatible with European law. Previously the Myndigheten för radio och TV had asked its UK counterpart Ofcom to put pressure on the broadcasters, understood to be Viasat (TV3, TV6 and Read More →

Sweden might be next in line to restrict alcohol marketing online. On 15 January 2018, a white paper on alcohol marketing in digital media was presented to the Swedish government. The white paper proposes a ban on alcohol advertising on social media. Most countries in Europe have some statutory limits to alcohol advertising due to Read More →

By Riverine Herald January 29, 2018 The Australian Open may be a hit with tennis fans, but it’s not all aces for local parents. A recent poll showed nine out of 10 Australian parents are opposed to the high volume of alcohol advertising children are exposed to during sporting events. While according to the Foundation Read More →

 15th January ; Dunfermline Press (UK) Gemma Ryder  Fife Alcohol Support Service (FASS) say that drinks companies have recognised the potentially huge market in alcohol products for females with figures showing that Britain is the worst country in the western world for heavy drinking among professional women.   “Over the Christmas and New Year period, Read More →

  Lithuania has banned alcohol advertising from TV, radio, newspapers and magazines, as part of efforts to reduce alcohol abuse. By Rachel Arthur   12-Jan-2018 – Last updated on 12-Jan-2018 at 11:33 GMT  he legal drinking age has also been increased from 18 to 20 years old, and the hours at which alcohol can be Read More →

Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-11 01:15:53|Editor: Mu Xuequan VILNIUS, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) — It is shameful that distributors have to tear out or cover whole pages of foreign media publications sold in Lithuania in order to respect new alcohol advertising ban, Lithuania’s president Dalia Grybauskaite said on Wednesday. “I believe this fact is shameful. It reminds of Read More →