Naomi K Greene 1, Camella J Rising 2, Andrew B Seidenberg 3, Raimee Eck 4, Neha Trivedi 5, April Y Oh 4 Int J Drug Policy; . 2023 May;115:104016. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2023.104016.Epub 2023 Mar 28.   Abstract Background: Although alcohol consumption increases breast cancer risk, some alcohol products include breast cancer awareness marketing (i.e., pink ribbons) on alcohol containers, which poses a contradiction. Some researchers and advocacy groups Read More →

Jolyon Attwooll, newsGP, 24-05-2023 New research looking at alcohol industry contributions to inform national strategy has found numerous ways science is misrepresented. Evidence was ‘systematically manipulated, misused and ignored’ in submissions made by the alcohol industry to inform Federal Government health strategy, a new study has concluded. Research published in the Drug and Alcohol Review journal this week raises Read More →

By Andrea FERRARI; by News Of The Area – Modern Media – March 23, 2023 ADVERTISING on social media by alcohol companies is creating online environments for harm, with a new report revealing that 39,820 distinct alcohol ads are placed on Facebook and Instagram each year, often combined with a button prompting users to ‘shop now’. The Foundation Read More → 20 March 2023 A new report from Australia highlights the significant community exposure to alcohol advertising through social media platforms. Over a one-year period researchers observed nearly 40,000 advertisements from a subset of alcohol-related accounts on Meta platforms alone – equating to an average of 765 distinct alcohol advertisements per week. Alcohol producers contributed Read More →

The National, 19th March 2023 INDUSTRY claims about the damage curbs on alcohol marketing would do to the economy and businesses in Scotland should be treated with a “healthy degree of caution”, a charity has insisted. A Scottish Government consultation seeking people’s initial views on prohibiting booze adverts and alcohol sponsorship closed earlier this month and sparked Read More →

Alcohol Focus Scotland , February 2023 Summary • People with (or at risk of) an alcohol problem are at increased risk from alcohol marketing, as they experience disproportionate harm from alcohol use and have increased susceptibility to alcohol marketing.• Alcohol marketers explicitly target people who drink heavily, so that they are regularly exposed to alcohol Read More →