19-01-2023 Frequent exposure to alcoholic drinks advertisements to teenagers and the younger population has been linked to heavy drinking among the youth. This is according to the world health organization which notes that 13.5% of all deaths among persons aged 20–39 are alcohol-related. W.H.O. has to this end called on governments to integrate comprehensive restrictions Read More →

11 January 2023 Global Advertising Lawyers (GALA)  by Denise Mirandah (Mirandah Asia) (New York)     The Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, B.E. 2551 (“the ABCA”) poses challenges for manufacturers and content creators producing alcohol advertisement projects in Thailand. The ABCA aims to reduce alcohol-related problems by controlling the sale and advertisement of alcoholic beverages, and punishing non-compliance Read More →

Thursday, 5 January 2023 ; Independant.ie ; Seoirse Mulgrew  Alcohol Action Ireland is calling for legislation to protect children from “harmful alcohol marketing practices” to be commenced. It says Diageo, a multinational alcoholic beverage company, is the number four advertiser to Ireland’s children. It said at least 50,000 children in Ireland start to drink every year and 37pc Read More →

18th December 2022; The National Scot; by Karin Goodwin A NEW survey has revealed that just one in four Scots would not support a ban on sports sponsorship by the alcohol industry, The Ferret can reveal. It comes as the Scottish Government – which is currently consulting on plans to restrict alcohol marketing, including a Read More →

Thomas Norman, Dan Anderson-Luxford; Paula O’Brien & Robin Room Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy; Nov. 14th 2022   Abstract Aims: This narrative review considers traditional strategies for regulating alcohol marketing and their applicability to digital media. Method: Drawing on international research, case studies, and reports, we examine the applicability of (1) comprehensive or partial bans; (2) placement restrictions; (3) content Read More →

7 December 2022; IOGT-NTO; Movendi International  A new report published by IOGT-NTO and Movendi International, maps and describes the alcohol industry in the EU. It concludes that Big Alcohol operates a large lobby apparatus in the EU institutions with the aim to affect EU policy. The results show that the alcohol industry has met with Read More →