02 December 2020 – Institute for Alcohol Studies The public are ‘blameworthy’ for their own alcohol-related health issues, according to a new IAS report looking into how the public health initiatives use nudge theory’s principles to frame actions and attitudes.  ‘Nudge theory and alcohol policy – how nudge frames drinkers and industry’ also found alcohol industry actors were Read More →

November 23rd 2020, Movendi International  A new report by VicHealth, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) and the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) provides evidence for the pervasive harmful marketing targeting children in Australia. Evidence shows that exposure to unhealthy marketing can have long-term consequences on children. The report highlights that: During the COVID-19 Read More →

The WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission1 identified an important threat to children’s health and futures by stating that children across the globe are exposed to exploitative advertising and marketing by the private sector. Fast food and sugar-sweetened beverages, alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes, breastmilk substitutes, and gambling, were positioned as the key products that children are increasingly exposed to and Read More →

ANDREA L. COURTNEY, pH.D.,a,* B. J. CASEY, pH.D.,b & KRISTINA M. RAPUANO, pH.D.b aDepartment of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California bDepartment of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut *Correspondence may be sent to Andrea L. Courtney at the Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Jordan Hall, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, or via email at: Read More →

30-Nov-2020 By Stephen Firth, Senior Partner, Vivaldi London Brands which copy successful innovations will forever be playing catch up. Instead, they should understand why an innovation has succeeded and use those insights to carve out their own path, writes Stephen Firth, senior partner, Vivaldi London, in this guest article. link to the original article

Science ; November 24, 2020; University of Amsterdam; Alcohol marketing generally leads to higher alcohol consumption, also among minors. This is shown by a study by the University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the University of Twente, prompted by the Dutch National Prevention Agreement. The research systematically charted the effects of alcohol marketing. It did Read More →