January 2020, from FARE (Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education).  “Great taste, zero alcohol” is the new Heineken logo used to sponsor the 0.0 non-alcoholic beer, the zero-alcohol product now trending in many countries and among many alcohol brands. Particularly, in Australia a limited range of non-alcoholic beer, cider, wine and spirit brands are available. Read More →

April 12, 2021 by Clare Burnett. From Brews News A series of beer marketing communication have faced an ABAC panel after alcohol advertising watchdog’s quarterly report on complaints. In fact, complaints remain high in the first quarter of 2021 after a record of complaints in 2020 with 24 determinations, 11 of which were upheld, 12 Read More →

Juntsche, E., Bonela, A. A., Caluzzi, G., & He, Z. (2020). How much are we esposed to alcohol in electronic media? Development of the Alcoholic Beverage Identification Deep Learning Algorithm (ABIDLA). Drug and alcohol dependence, 208, 1-8. Doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107841. Abstract Background Evidence demonstrates that seeing alcoholic beverages in electronic media increases alcohol initiation and frequent Read More →

28 March 2021. From the Sunday Times.  Doctors have renewed calls for Scottish ministers to break links between alcohol and sport with a clampdown on lucrative sponsorship deals. Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) said children were especially susceptible to advertising and called for robust restrictions to be considered by the next Scottish government Read More →

31st March 2021. From an ARCHIVE of alcohol awareness campaigns, videos, posters, clips, infographics, documentaries and other materials. Hosted by Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN). www.nordan.org  “WeAreTheCity and WeAreTechWomen are celebrating International Women’s Day by ellevating the voices of 100 incredible global women who #ChooseToChallenge. Throughout March, through this campaign,  incredible words of Read More →

30th March 2021. From Miragenews. In Australia, the Cancer Council has released a report which examines how the industry-run Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) Scheme responded to alcohol marketing during the pandemic. Still, it demonstrates how the industry failed to protect the community from alcohol advertising during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair of the Cancer Council Read More →

22nd March 2021 by Adam Bertscher & Leslie London. From The Conversation. The lockdown restrictions introduced in South Africa to curb the initial spread of COVID-19 in March 2020 were the tightest in the world. They included a ban on alcohol sales. This, the government said, was to reduce the pressure on hospitals caused by drinking-related trauma, and to discourage social Read More →