Golder, Garry & McCambridge (2020). Declared funding and authorship by alcohol industry actors in the scientific literature: a bibliometric study. A new study investigates the extent and type of scientific research done in 100 years (1918-2019). Why? Because alcohol industry actors are known to be involved in scientific research, but there is no coverage Read More →

January 24, 2019 by Irina Gonzales. From The Temper. The insidious tactics through 10 examples of gendered marketing of how the alcohol industry is targeting women. For years, alcohol consumption has been on the rise for women in the U.S. for the past three decades, with women today making up 37 percent of whiskey drinkers as Read More →

21 April, 2021 by Lay Samean. From The Phnom Penh Post. The government should take the temporary ban on alcoholic drink advertising a step further and make the ruling permanent as it endangers the public’s health, a local NGO suggested. Mom Kong, executive director of the Cambodia Movement for Health, said the ban on alcohol Read More →

March 8, 2021 by Amanda Marie Atkinson, Beth Meadows, Mwaka Nanyangwe, and Harry Sumnall, the Public Health Institute Liverpool John Moores University. From the blog of Alcohol Health Alliance. How the alcohol industry, through “brand activism” uses International Women’s Day to sell its products to women. Throughout the 20th and 21st century, International Women’s Day (IWD) has Read More →

23rd April 2021. From Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS). New research finds association between adolescents finding alcohol adverts appealing and never drinkers’ susceptibility to drink. A new study published in the journal Alcohol & Alcoholism has found alcohol adverts commonly appeal to underage adolescents. Half of 11-17-year-olds surveyed reacted positively to the adverts featuring Fosters Read More →

30th March 2021. From Miragenews. In Australia, the Cancer Council has released a report which examines how the industry-run Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) Scheme responded to alcohol marketing during the pandemic. Still, it demonstrates how the industry failed to protect the community from alcohol advertising during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair of the Cancer Council Read More →

Digital media platforms like Facebook and Instagram play a significant role in the marketing of alcohol, connecting producers and consumers in novel ways. Alcohol marketers have proven to be innovative experimenters with the participatory and data processing power of these platforms. A study (a) scoped how digital advertising and media are typically understood and operationalized Read More →

5th March 2021, by Citta Widagdo, a Doctoral Researcher in Public Health Law at the University of Birmingham. From Scroll.in Global data shows that in places where alcohol is prohibited or seen as controversial, there are higher incidents of alcohol poisoning. Still, the Indonesian House of Representatives is planning to draft a bill that criminalizes Read More →

4th March, 2021 by Anahad O’Connor. From The New York Times.  When the pandemic struck last year, many Americans rushed to stock up on alcohol, causing retail sales of wine, beer and liquor to surge across the country. But the uptick in sales was a worrying sign for health experts focused on cancer prevention. In Read More →