7th September 2017 from Movendi International. In the United States several brewing companies are facing scrutiny for using sexually predatory designs and imagery of women on their beer labels. The illustrations under scrutiny contain names like “leg spreader”, sex and candy”, and “naughty girl”. It is clear that these marketing tactics raise questions about sexism Read More →

March 4th, 2022 by Kelly Mcclure. From Salon. Having four drinks a day can age a person’s brain considerably over time, states new study. The study, published in the journal Nature, provides data indicating that people who drank a pint of beer, or a 6-oz glass of wine on a daily basis over a month Read More →

March 2022, by Sophie Cousins. From The Lancet. The website internationalwomensday.com promises to celebrate women, provide guidance and resources to support International Women’s Day (IWD) events, and provides a means to donate to female-focused characters. Although it is unclear who runs the website, there are several partners supporting it, such as DHL, Nottingham Trent University, Read More →

More than half (52%) of children’s exposure to alcohol advertising was fromadvertising outside the home Exposure to alcohol advertising has been established as a cause of youth drinking The inequity in alcohol advertising exposure is clearly inconsistent with Te Tiriti principles of active protection. Read the report by Alcohol Healthwatch to know more about alcohol advertising Read More →

25th February 2022 from the press release of Health Coalition Aotearoa The Blues, Hurricanes and Matatu franchises have committed to refusing alcohol branding sponsorships and have partnered with Te Hiranga Hauora – The Health Promotion Agency in the upcoming Sky Super Rugby Aupiki league to display Quitstrong.nz branding. QuitStrong is an established brand with an audience of Read More →

21st February 2022 from Movendi International. A survey commissioned by Systembolaget and by the Central Association for Alcohol and Drug Information (C.A.N.) reveals that Swedish youth between 16 o 21 years old are getting hold of alcohol products via Instagram and Snapchat.   Specifically, it was found that: – the most common way young people Read More →

A new study analysed whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) discusses how alcohol industry influence over alcohol policy.   Specifically, Barlow et al. (2022) conducted a qualitative analysis to study discussion on alcohol health warning labelling policies that occurred at a WTO’s meeting.  They find that: WTO members made 212 statements (between March 24, 2010, and Nov Read More →

28th January, 2022 from Society for the study on addiction (SSA).  Dr Nathan Critchlow talks to the SSA about Ireland’s latest alcohol policy changes, including restrictions on advertising at sports events and on public transport. He also talks about how COVID-19 changed his research and his latest study on alcohol advertising and Ireland’s Public Health.  Additionally, Read More →