By Benjamin R. Hawkins & Jim McCambridge  Published on Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 82(1), 84–92 (2021)  Received: May 21, 2020 Accepted: September 10, 2020 Published Online: February 15, 2021   Objective: In 2016, the U.K. Chief Medical Officers published revised low-risk drinking guidelines, based on an updated evidence review. These guidelines Read More →

Alcohol and Betting Radio Advertising in Spain. A Comparative Analysis of the Minor’s Protection Time Slot from a Media Responsibility Perspective Salvador Perelló-Oliver 1, Clara Muela-Molina 1 and Luis M. Romero-Rodríguez 1,2,* 1  Department of Communication Sciences and Sociology, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, 28492 Madrid, Spain; salvador.perello@urjc.es (S.P.-O.); clara.muela@urjc.es (C.M.-M.) 2  ESAI Business School, Universidad Read More →

McBride-Henry_et_al-2020-Australian_and_New_Zealand_Journal_of_Public_Health McBride-Henry_et_al-2020- Objective: The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 came into force to promote the safe and responsible sale, supply, and consumption of alcohol in New Zealand. The Act was intended to minimise harm caused by excessive consumption of alcohol and reduce exposure to alcohol promotion. This study assessed supermarket adherence to sections Read More →

Benjamin Hawkins & Jim McCambridge; Public-private partnerships and the politics of alcohol policy in England: the Coalition Government’s Public Health ‘Responsibility Deal’; BMC Public Health (2019) Background: The 2010–2015 Conservative-led Coalition Government launched their flagship Public Health Responsibility Deal (PHRD) for England in 2011; a year before their alcohol strategy. This co-regulatory regime placed alcohol Read More →

The European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 27, No. 4, 699–704 The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Public Health Association. All rights reserved. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw263 Advance Access published on 16 February 2017 …………………………………………………………………………………………… The effectiveness of current French health warnings displayed on alcohol advertisements and alcoholic beverages Gloria Dossou Read More →

Authors: Robyn Burton, Clive Henn, Don Lavoie, Rosanna O’Connor, Clare Perkins, Kate Sweeney, Felix Greaves, Prof Brian Ferguson, Caryl Beynon, Annalisa Belloni, Virginia Musto, Prof John Marsden,  Prof Nick Sheron Title: Burton (2016). A rapid evidence review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alcohol control policies: an English perspective Journal: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32420-5 Abstract: This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies Read More →

In a recent study, Addiction Switzerland provides an overview of the challenges linked to online alcohol marketing. The main findings of the research are presented below. The study consists of four parts: (Non systematic) review of the literature on the impact and the strategies of online marketing for alcohol Monitoring of online alcohol marketing via Read More →

Authors: Kate Robaina, MPH, Thomas Babor, PhD, MPH & Jonathan Noel, MPH (2016). Title: Evaluating compliance with alcohol industry self-regulation in seven countries in Africa. An external evaluation of the MAMPA (Monitoring Alcohol Marketing Practices in Africa) project.  Executive summary Introduction The Monitoring Alcohol Marketing Practices in Africa (MAMPA) Project was a public health surveillance program devoted to Read More →

Authors: Daniela Pantani, Raquel Peltzer, Mariana Cremonte, Katherine Robaina, Thomas Babor and Ilana Pinsky Title: The marketing potential of corporate social responsibilityactivities: the case of the alcohol industry in LatinAmerica and the Caribbean Journal: Addiction, 10 January 2017, DOI: 10.1111/add.13616 Abstract: Aims: The aims were to: (1) identify, monitor and analyse the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices Read More →