Lithuania has banned alcohol advertising from TV, radio, newspapers and magazines, as part of efforts to reduce alcohol abuse. By Rachel Arthur   12-Jan-2018 – Last updated on 12-Jan-2018 at 11:33 GMT  he legal drinking age has also been increased from 18 to 20 years old, and the hours at which alcohol can be Read More →

Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-11 01:15:53|Editor: Mu Xuequan VILNIUS, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) — It is shameful that distributors have to tear out or cover whole pages of foreign media publications sold in Lithuania in order to respect new alcohol advertising ban, Lithuania’s president Dalia Grybauskaite said on Wednesday. “I believe this fact is shameful. It reminds of Read More →

New booze labels in Yukon warn of cancer risk from drinking (link to first announcement) It was supposed to be a public health experiment, backed by Health Canada and Yukon’s chief medical officer of health. For eight months, new, more prominent stickers would be attached to cans and bottles of alcohol warning of cancer risks associated with drinking Read More →

Last Updated: 15 December 2017 Article by Erik Ullberg (Wistrand); Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA) The Swedish Radio and Television Act (“SRTA”) contains a prohibition on advertising of alcohol and sponsorship by alcohol companies in Swedish television and radio broadcasts. The prohibition targets all Swedish television channels, but several television channels has circumvented the general ban. Read More →

1st December, 2017 by Lauren Eads The Australian alcohol and sporting industry has rounded on proposals to ban alcohol adverts in New South Wales (NSW) claiming that it will harm the industry and, despite claims to the contrary, will not do anything to discourage drinking among young people. In September the NSW parliament announced it Read More →

Daily Mail, 30 November 2017 Recent statistics show women aged 16-24 now out drink men of the same age According to the OECD, educated British women are most likely to binge drink Alcohol Advent calendars and pink drinks are encouraging daily drinking Experts believe alcohol is becoming feminine to help the sector grow  Marita Moore, Read More →