McCambridge, J., Garry, J., Kypri, K., & Hastings, G. (2022). “Using information to shape perception”: tobacco industry documents study of the evolution of Corporate Affairs in the Miller Bewwing Company”. Globalization and Health, 18(52), 1-14. Abstract Background  The Miller Brewing Company (MBC) was wholly owned by Phillip Morris (PM), between 1970 and 2002. Tobacco industry Read More →

Petticrew, M., Maani, N., Pettigre, L., Rutter, H., & van Schalkwyk, M. C. (2020). Dark Nudges and Sludge in Big Alcohol: Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Biases, and Alcohol Industry Corporate Social Responsibility.  Context: “Nudges” and other behavioral economic approaches exploit common cognitive biases (systematic errors in thought processes) in order to influence behavior and decision-making. Nudges Read More →

Bhattacharya, A., Angus, C., Pryce, R., Holmes, J., Brennan, A., & Meier, P. S. (2018). How dependent is the alcohol industry on heavy drinking in England? Addiction, 113, 2225-2232. 10.1111/add.14386 Aims To understand the extent of the alcohol industry’s financial dependence on drinking above government low-risk guidelines in England. Design Scenario modelling using descriptive analyses Read More →

Hoe, C., Weiger, C., Minosa, M. K. R., Alonso, F., Koon, A. D., & Cohen, J. E. (2022). Strategies to expand corporate autonomy by the tobacco, alcohol and sugar-sweetened beverage industry: a scoping review of reviews. Globalization and Health, 18(17), 1-13.   Abstract Background: Noncommunicable diseases contribute to over 70% of global deaths each Read More →

Purves, R., & Critchlow, N. (2021). Alcohol marketing Turin the 2020 Six Nations Championship: a frequency analysis.  Background and aims: European countries have varied approaches to regulating alcohol sport sponsorship and advertising during sporting events. For example: France’s Évin Law prohibits alcohol sports sponsorship, the Republic of Ireland (hereafter ‘Ireland’) will soon introduce new controls Read More →

Watkins, L., Gage, R., Smith, M., McKerchar, C., Aitken, R., & Signal, L. (2022). An objective assessment of children’s exposure to brand marketing in New Zealand (Kid’s Cam): a cross-sectional study. Lancet Planet Health, 1-7. 10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00290-4 Background Marketing promotes values of consumerism and overconsumption, and negatively affects children’s wellbeing and psychological development. The threat marketing poses Read More →

Maani, N., van Schalkwyk, M. C. I., Filippidis, F. T., Knai, C., & Petticrew, M. (2022). Manufacturing doubt: assessing the effects of independent vs industry-sponsored messaging about the harms of fossil fuels, smoking, alcohol, and sugar sweetened beverages. SSM – Population Health, 17, 2-7. 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.101009 Background Manufacturers of harmful products engage in misinformation tactics long Read More →

van Schalkwyk, M. C. I., Petticrew, M., Maanl, N., Hawkins, B., Bonell, C., Katikireddi, S. V., & Knal, C. (2022). Distilling the curriculum: an analysis of alcohol industry-funded school-based youth education programmes. PlosONE, 17(1), 1-30. 10.1371/journal.pone.0259560 Background and aim For decades, corporations such as the tobacco and fossil fuel industries have used youth education programmes and Read More →

Atkinson, A. M., Meadows, B. R., Emslie, C., Lyons, A., & Sumnall, H. R. (2022). ‘Pretty in Pink’ and ‘Girl Power’: An analysis of the targeting and representation of women in alcohol brand marketing on Facebook and Instagram. International Journal of Drug Policy, 101, 1-12. 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103547 Abstract Background Alcohol marketing helps shape how gender roles Read More →