Hanneke Hendriks and Madelijn Strick from the University of Amsterdam and Utrecht University. September 2020.  This study focuses on the influence of humor in alcohol ads specifically on conversational occurrence, length, and valence about alcohol and alcohol ads.  Humor has been a debatable topic related to ads because of its strong effects and its pervasiveness. Read More →

Rand Europe, Technical Report; 2012 Policies related to alcohol pricing, promotion and discounts provide opportunities to address harms associated with alcohol misuse. However, there are important gaps in information and knowledge about the regulations in place across parts of Europe and their impacts on consumer prices and locations of purchase. Using market data, we explored Read More →

A study by Rebecca L. Collins,1 Steven C. Martino,2 Stephanie A. Kovalchik,1,3 Elizabeth J. D’Amico,1 William G. Shadel,2Kirsten M. Becker,1 and Anagha Tolpadi1. 1RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA; 2RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA; 3Correspondence should be sent to Rebecca L. Collins, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90407, or gro.dnar@snilloc.  Objective: Recent research revealed momentary associations between exposure to Read More →

A preliminary study by Morgane Guillou Landreat, Céline Beauvais, Marie Grall Bronnec, Delphine Le Goff, Jean Yves Le reste, Delphine Lever, Antoine Dany and Karine Gallopel Morvan. From the Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Addictologie de liaison , Pole 3 , 1 étage, Hôpital de la Cavale Blanche , Bld Tanguy Prigent, 29200 Brest, France and University of Read More →

02 December 2020 – Institute for Alcohol Studies The public are ‘blameworthy’ for their own alcohol-related health issues, according to a new IAS report looking into how the public health initiatives use nudge theory’s principles to frame actions and attitudes.  ‘Nudge theory and alcohol policy – how nudge frames drinkers and industry’ also found alcohol industry actors were Read More →