22 NOVEMBER 2023 Irish Independent by Adrianna Wrona Alcohol adverts on television and radio will be banned before 9pm from January 2025, the Department of Health has confirmed. On World Children’s Day, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly signed the commencement order of restrictions introducing the alcohol broadcast ban. A broadcast watershed for alcohol advertisements on television Read More →

Fare, Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education; Australia, November 2023 Creating safe online spaces for our families and communities We all have the right to use digital technology safely.  But every day millions of people across Australia, including children, are exposed to relentless digital marketing tactics designed to target their personal vulnerabilities.  This is especially concerning Read More →

Trendhunter.com Nov. 2023 Trend – Inspired by social media, brands are releasing spiced alcoholic drinks to add new flavors to traditional alcoholic beverages. These drinks are infused with real peppers, adding heat and flavor to the drinks. Spicy flavors make these drinks more appealing to younger experiential drinkers. Insight – Short-form video social media platforms have become Read More →

The Power to Persuade, November 6th 2023 In an era where the convenience of online shopping extends to liquor delivery, Chanelle Wilson (Cancer Council WA) and Keira Bury (formerly Cancer Council WA) examine the heightened risks this poses to Australians in recovery and treatment for alcohol dependence. They explore the troubling nexus of aggressive marketing, Read More →

How to counter harmful commercial marketing towards children and young people across risk factors for noncommunicable diseases. NVD Alliance; Policy Report , October 2023 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Unregulated commercial marketing threatens the health and well-being of our societies by alteringenvironments and encouraging the consumption of unhealthy products associated with prevalentnoncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – including ultra-processed and/or Read More →

 8-11-2023 FanNation ; NOAH HENDERSON Happy Valley United is the latest collective to utilize a loophole enabling alcohol companies the ability to market themselves through NIL partnerships. By way of the Happy Valley Collective, Penn State has become the latest school to jump on the newest trend taking over NIL collectives: offering novelty alcohol products Read More →

2-11-2023; La Trobe University Centre for Alcohol Policy Research; Australia Most Australian adults support the use of policies to restrict the depiction of alcohol in films aimed at children under the age of 15, a new study by La Trobe University researchers shows Alcohol exposure is common in popular films and research has demonstrated a Read More →

Alastair MacGilchrist SHAAP.Chair@rcpe.ac.ukView all authors and affiliations OnlineFirst; https://doi.org/10.1177/14782715231207907    Alcohol health harm remains at an unacceptably high level in many countries including in Scotland where, as elsewhere in Europe and North America, alcohol specific deaths rose during the COVID-19 pandemic as consumption increased in those already drinking heavily.1,2,3,4 The Scottish Government recently undertook a public consultation on Read More →

Cancer Councel Australia, 25 October 2023 Cancer Council is calling on the Federal Government to step away from industry codes and set higher standards for alcohol marketing, as new research shows zero alcohol product marketing is falling through the cracks of already-weak industry codes. Our research was published in Drug and Alcohol Review in collaboration Read More →