Podcast with prof. David Jernigan , Boston University, April 2024 Have you ever stopped to wonder how many alcoholic beverage ads you encounter in a day—online or on TV, at the movies or at a sports stadium? What about how many alcohol products can seem styled to look like their nonalcoholic counterparts? How about how Read More →

Irish Examiner, 20 March 2023; Cormac O’Keefee  Alcohol Action Ireland says the alcohol industry may be getting around laws aimed at protecting children by advertising the zero-alcohol variant of their brands. Stock picture: Ian Rolfe/Alamy  The Department of Health or the HSE should take legal action to test if the alcohol industry is circumventing laws Read More →

Gabrielle Becerra Mellet PerthNow Local News; 12-12-2023 A ginger beer and wine company has apologised after a sign advertising their beverages appeared directly opposite a primary school in Perth’s southeast, infuriating parents and health advocates.Mum Emma Groves first noticed the advertisement for Stone’s ginger beer drinks last week while dropping off her daughters at Maddington Read More →

Entrepreneurs: of course! Professor of health sciences: of course not! The Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy STAP ; Utrecht 11-12-2023 For the first time in the Netherlands, a scientific analysis has been carried out into the way in which the interested business community influences alcohol policy(1). In concrete terms, the IVO Research Institute, commissioned by Read More →

The National Scot, 21st September 2023 by Steph Brawn  IT is “frustrating” the Scottish Government does not have full power to control alcohol advertising, a campaigning charity has said. Laura Mahon, deputy chief executive at Alcohol Focus Scotland, said even if the Scottish Government was to take the most comprehensive approach to restricting marketing, it Read More →

Movendi; June 24, 2020 Women are one of Big Alcohol’s major target groups along with children and youth. There are various methods the alcohol industry uses to try and convert women into using alcohol. Despite alcohol having very specific harms on women, such as the fact that women can get addicted to substances with smaller amounts Read More →

July 18, 2023; loan7d.com     Alcohol consumption has been a longstanding societal issue with significant social, economic, and health implications. In Bihar (state of India), the government’s decision to impose a ban on alcohol consumption in 2016 marked a bold step towards curbing the adverse effects of liquor and reshaping the state’s socio-cultural fabric. Read More →