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 →

Article by Melissa Mialon and Jim McCambridge, department of Health Sciences, University of York. Title: Alcohol industry corporate social responsibility initiatives and harmful drinking – a systematic review; Background: There is growing awareness of the detrimental effects of alcohol industry commercial activities, and concern about possible adverse impacts of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, Read More →

By Joey Knight Published: June 15, 2018 TAMPA (Florida) — It was a collegiate celebration befitting a major facility ground-breaking, or a seven-figure donation, or the attainment of an academic benchmark. Hors d’oeuvres were served; boosters and broad smiles abounded. “This is a historic day for the University of South Florida, and for our community,” Read More →

More and more women are addicted to booze – but their needs have largely been ignored by the medical establishment. By Marisa Taylor, 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 →

Otago Daily times 23 May; By John Gibb New Zealanders should take “a good long look in the mirror” over the need to improve “highly deficient” warning labels on alcohol containers, University of Otago researchers say. “We’re not doing a very good job,” Tessa Gray, one of the researchers, said. Alcohol labelling “needs to be Read More →