9th of February 2021 by Alcohol and Drug Foundation Advertising alcohol has been linked to young people starting to drink at earlier ages as well as heavy episodic drinking (binge drinking). This is a concerning impact of alcohol adverting as young people are exposed to over $100 million of alcohol advertising each year through television, Read More →

16th of January, 2021 by Alcohol and Drug Fundation.  Australia is a proud sporting action, and Australians are avid spectators and participants in a variety of sports. However, there is a problematic relationship between alcohol and sport in Australia. Why? Because Australian consume alcohol at professional and community sporting events, on top of “assisting” to Read More →

Joint press release, Brussels, Belgium 3rd February 2021 Europe beating cancer plan The Europe beating cancer plan emphasizes alcohol-related harm as a major public health concern in the EU because data show that cancer is indeed the leading cause of alcohol-attributable deaths with a share of 29%, followed by liver cirrhosis (20%), cardiovascular diseases (19), Read More →

17th of September, 2021 by Movendi International. Since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, heart disease, lung disease, liver disease and cancer were identified as risk factors for contracting the virus and experiencing more severe COVID-19 progression.  A new report by NCD Alliance and the SPECTRUM Research Consortium called “signaling virtue, Read More →

27th of January, 2021 by Nandita Murukutla and Rebecca Perl. From Stat.  Each January, millions of people around the world make resolutions to cut back on the amount of alcohol they drink; many participate in the popular “dry January” pledge to give up alcohol altogether for a month. Given the high societal cost of harmful Read More →

Eurocare New study reveals the massive exposure of alcohol from blogs and influencers. Actis Norway launched in the autumn of 2020 an investigation of exposure to alcohol in social media. The investigation was done by Retriever, a Nordic company providing communication insight. One of Eurocare’s members in Norway, Actis, has carried out an analysis of Read More →

26th of January, 2021 by Jordan Lukeš. From Socialbakers “How much do you think online alcohol sales increased during the pandemic?”, the author asks. Data regarding these online sales, show that in the US, only at the end of March 21, 2020 increased by 262% year over year. Alcohol brands, like other brands, need to Read More →

January 21st, 2021 by Clare Burnett. From Brews News.  Three ads by alcohol brands which were considered by the ABAC (Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code) panel, were dismissed, including a complaint related to the alcoholic Carlton Zero beer that highlighted the issues inherent in no-alcohol brand extensions. Carlton & United Breweries’ non-alcoholic beer offering, Carlton Zero, Read More →