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 →

McCambridge, J., Garry,J., Room, R. (2021). The origins and purposes of alcohol industry social aspects organizations: insights from the tobacco industry documents. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 82(6), 740-751. 10.15288/jsad.2021.82.740    Objective: This article describes the origins and purposes of alcohol industry “social aspects organizations” as portrayed in internal tobacco industry documents. Method: Read More →

Purves, R. (2014). “What are you meant to do when you see it everywhere?” Young people, alcohol packaging and digital media. 10.13140/2.1.5041.6966 Background and aims The consumption of alcohol plays an important part in the way in which people create desired identities and live their social lives. Through marketing practices, alcohol brands have become embedded Read More →