Greece

This page contains information on statutory alcohol
marketing regulations in Greece (table 1); a description of the restrictions per medium (table 2); labelling information (table 3); information on non-statutory alcohol marketing regulations (table 4); the complaints procedure; and lastly a summary about the Greek regulations on alcohol marketing. 

Updated December 2017

Table 1Statutory Alcohol marketing regulations in GreeceCoverage
justicebnwLegal Regime of Private TV and Radio Broadcasting Law (Law 2328/1995)Private TV and Radio
Presidential Decree on Audiovisual Media Services (click here for the English version)Audiovisual media services. This Decree implements the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD)
Table 2 Statutory regulations per mediumType of statutory restrictions
TVTelevisionMinor protection (Article 10 (4), 109 Presidential Decree on Audiovisual Media Services)
Content restrictions (Article 10 (4), 109 Presidential Decree on Audiovisual Media Services)
RadioMusic-Radio-iconMinor protection (Article 10 (4) 109 Presidential Decree on Audiovisual Media Services)
Content restrictions (Article 10 (4) 109 Presidential Decree on Audiovisual Media Services)
Outdoor marketingOutdoor AdvertisingNone
Printed mediaPrint mediaNone (only self-regulation)
CinemaCinemaNone (only self-regulation)
Internet/digital mediaOnlineNone (only self-regulation)
Promotional itemssales promotionsNone (only self-regulation for sales promotion from producers at parties and events)
(Sports) sponsorshipsponsorshipProgrammes whose content is evidently directed at minors are prohibited from accepting
sponsorship about alcoholic beverages (Article 11 (3) Presidential Decree on Audiovisual Media Services))
Table 3 Labelling informationDescriptionLegally binding or self-regulation 
Health warnings:Health warning labels on bottles of certain alcoholic beverages (e.g. beer). Text: Enjoy responsibly Self-regulation (industry initiative)pregnancywhite
Ingredients/nutritional informationLabels on alcoholic beverages including information on additives and calories Legally binding
Table 4 Non-statutory Alcohol marketing regulations in GreeceCoverage
Self-regulation principlesNational and private TV, national and local radio, print media, billboards, cinema (films/movies), internet and social media.