The strategies of alcohol industry SAPROs: Inaccurate information, misleading language and the use of confounders to downplay and misrepresent the risk of cancer. Authors: Mark Petticrew, Nason Maani Hessari, Cécile Knai, Elisabete Weiderpass We start by summarising our core findings, to contextualise the rest of our response. These are that alcohol industry social aspects/public relations Read More →

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 →

 By AT editor – 5 February 2018 at 12:35 am   African health advocacy organizations have joined in a global campaign against the Heineken beverage company’s new partnership with The Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The Dutch company’s announcement came during the World Economic Forum in Davos, as Heineken promised to share Read More →

  Posted on Feb 1 ’18, in Alcohol Industry, Alcohol Norm, Corporate Consumption Complex, Obstacle To Development, Policy, Sustainable Development Civil Society Concern Regarding The Global Fund Partnering With Heineken To: Hon. Mrs Aida Kurtovic, Chair of the Board Hon. Mr Peter Sands, Incoming Executive Director Hon. Mrs Marijke Wijnroks, Interim Executive Director The Global 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 →