By Tim Chambers and Louise Signal; November 22nd 2018 “Marketing plays a critical role in the globalization of patterns of alcohol use among young people, and reflects the revolution that is occurring in marketing in general” —The World Health Organization (WHO) Alcohol is linked to over 200 medical conditions, causes a number of cancers and Read More →

The Sydney Morning Herald, by Tony Walker, 22 October 2018   Of all the issues that should be making parents of young children and adolescents’ blood boil, it is unrestricted advertising of booze during premier sporting events.   More generally, responsible adults should be holding the political class responsible for a lax regime that enables Read More →

by European Public Health Alliance | Sep 3, 2018 Food, Drink and Agriculture | Analysis & Opinion, Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) By Alexandra Kaczmarek, Eurocare There is a casual relationship between the harmful use of alcohol and heart diseases, cancers, liver diseases, mental health disorders and other noncommunicable conditions. Approximately 5.9% of all deaths worldwide Read More →

The Herald; 5th September 2018 Martin Williams @MWilliamsHT Senior News Reporter Ten Scottish Gin Society adverts have been banned by the regulator for linking alcohol with sexual success and for encouraging excessive drinking. The Advertising Standards Authority said the action over Facebook posts by the organisation founded two years ago by Stephen White, co-owner of Read More →

More and more women are addicted to booze – but their needs have largely been ignored by the medical establishment. By Marisa Taylor, BBC.com 18 June 2018 It used to be that men were the outsized alcohol drinkers in Western society – perhaps best depicted in popular culture by Don Draper’s Mad Men cronies, who Read More →