Drinks insight 10 June 2020 Amazon Australia has forayed into online alcohol market with the launch of a wine, beer and spirits store on its online platform. The store features emerging local brands including SOFI Spritz, Curatif Cocktails, and Lawrenny Estate, alongside major brands such as Penfolds, VB, and Johnnie Walker. Amazon Australia country manager Matt Read More →

Dr. Nicky Jackson, Newsroom, 10 June 2020 By allowing the alcohol industry to look like they are ‘doing something’ by funding education programmes in schools hides their less altruistic practices We all want Aotearoa New Zealand to be the best place in the world for children and young people. Essential to this is a high quality Read More →

Outlook, The New Scroll; study Bengaluru, Jun 8 (PTI) Alcohol and fast food product placement in Bollywood films rose significantly over two decades, including in those rated for children, according to a study. Of the 300 films analysed from the time period 1994-2013, 93 per cent of the movies had at least one occurrence of Read More →

Total Slovenian News; STA, 02 Jun 2020 The association of chronic non-contagious diseases urged on Monday the Health Ministry, the government and National Assembly to introduce stricter measures concerning alcohol policy and to strive for a joint systemic tackling of heavy alcohol consumption in Slovenia, most notably efforts mitigating the situation among the young. The Read More →

J Stud Alcohol Drugs Suppl. 2020 Mar;Sup 19:113-124.; Sargent JD1, Babor TF2 Abstract OBJECTIVE: This article summarizes the findings of narrative and systematic literature reviews focused on the relationship between exposure to alcohol marketing and youth drinking, viewed in context of criteria for causality. We also consider the implications of this proposition for alcohol policy Read More →

 Zona Black, The New Daily, 13-05-2020 If you think you’ve seen more ads for alcohol on your social media feed lately, you’re right – it has increased more than 350 per cent during the coronavirus pandemic. Since the country entered lockdown in March, alcohol companies have ramped up their advertising, tailoring advertising around “drink to Read More →