Authors: M. Petticrew, N. Douglas, P. D’Souza, Y.M. Shi, M.A. Durand, C. Knai, E. Eastmure, N. Mays Title: Community Alcohol Partnerships with the alcohol industry: what is their purpose and are they effective in reducing alcohol harms? Journal: Journal of Public Health, pp. 1–16, doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdw139 Abstract: Background:  Local initiatives to reduce alcohol harms are common. One Read More →

Authors: Jonathan K. Noel & Thomas F. Babor Title: Does industry self-regulation protect young people from exposure to alcohol marketing? A review of compliance and complaint studies Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13432 Abstract: Background and aims: Exposure to alcohol marketing is considered to be potentially harmful to adolescents. In addition to statutory regulation, industry self-regulation is a common way Read More →

Authors: Jernigan, Noel, Landon, Thornton & Lobstein Title: Alcohol marketing and youth alcohol consumption: a systematic review of longitudinal studies published since 2008 Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13591 Abstract: Background and aims: Youth alcohol consumption is a major global public health concern. Previous reviews have concluded that exposure to alcohol marketing was associated with earlier drinking initiation and higher Read More →

Authors: Tim McCreanor, Antonia Lyons, Christine Griffin, Ian Goodwin, Helen Moewaka Barnes & Fiona Hutton Title: Youth drinking cultures, social networking and alcohol marketing: implications for public health Journal: Critical public health, 23(1), 110-120. Abstract Alcohol consumption and heavy drinking in young adults have been key concerns for public health. Alcohol marketing is an important factor in contributing to negative outcomes. Read More →

Authors: Ailsa Lyons, Ann McNeill, Ian Gillmore, John Britton Title: Alcohol imagery and branding, and age classification of films popular in the UK Journal: International Journal of Epidemiology Full text available at: Abstract Background: Exposure to alcohol products in feature films is a risk factor for use of alcohol by young people. This study was designed to document the Read More →