Authors: Gallopel-Morvan,Spilka, Mutatayi, Rigaud, Lecas & Beck Title: France’s Évin Law on the control of alcohol advertising: content, effectiveness and limitations Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13431. Abstract: Aims: To assess the effectiveness of the 2015 version of the French Évin Law that was implemented in 1991 with the objective of protecting young people from alcohol advertising. Design: Data were Read More →

A new systematic literature review on how the alcohol industry attempts to influence marketing regulations, concludes that the alcohol industry’s political activity is more varied than previously thought. According to the research there are considerable commonalities between tobacco and alcohol industry political activity. Data extraction from seventeen papers showed that the alcohol industry’s opposition to Read More →

Author: Henry Saffer, Dhaval Dave and Michael Grossman Title: A Behavioral Economic Model of Alcohol Advertising and Price Journal: First published online in Health Economics, doi: 10.1002/hec.3186. Abstract This paper presents a new empirical study of the effects of televised alcohol advertising and alcohol price on alcohol consumption. A novel feature of this study is that the Read More →

Americans will soon have the option of consuming alcohol in a new way. It’s called powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, and it’s recently been approved by the government. The above video gives a discription of the product as well as the problems it brings along.

Read more:
Powdered Alcohol ‘Palcohol’ Sounds Like An Accident Waiting To Happen (Forbes.com 03/13/15)
POWDERED ALCOHOL: NEW PRODUCT NOT APPROVED BY US GOVERNMENT (EUCAM 04/28/14)

See also:
Video: Government approves sale of powdered alcohol (Fox News 03/14/15)
Video: Palcohol: powdered alcohol (CBC News 03/17/15)

Authors: Craig S. Ross, Avalon de Bruijn and David Jernigan Title: Do time restrictions on alcohol advertising reduce youth exposure? Journal: Journal of Public Affairs Volume 13, Issue 1, pages 123–129, February 2013 Abstract: Regulators may attempt to reduce youth exposure to alcohol advertising by restricting times during which alcohol ads may be aired on Read More →