Alcohol Action Ireland, July 2023 In recent years, the marketing of what are called no- and low-alcohol beverages (NoLos), has been expanding, even though they are a small share of the alcohol market. The alcohol industry portrays these drinks as a solution for alcohol use or a harm reduction strategy for heavy alcohol users, but Read More →

WHO, april 2023 There is an expanding market of no- and low-alcohol beverages (NoLos). However, their effects on global ethanol consumption and public health are still questioned. Policies and regulations about NoLos’ availability, acceptability and affordability are lacking and evidence about their benefits is limited. Concerns have been raised about the impact of NoLos in Read More →

Soberzine, The Online Magazine Celebrating Sobriety;  by Mark Holmes | Dec 4, 2021 | News, Research In this shocking video excerpt, bestselling author and influential advertising expert Jean Kilbourne explains how alcohol  advertising directly targets minors. “They have to, the younger people are when they start drinking, the greater the risk of addiction. If you start drinking  when you’re fifteen, Read More →

Sandra Radoš Krnel 1, Gorazd Levičnik 2, Wim van Dalen 3, Giulia Ferrarese 3, Sandra Tricas-Sauras 4 5 J. Epidemiol Glob Health;  2023 Mar;13(1):115-128. doi: 10.1007/s44197-023-00088-2.Epub 2023 Feb 2. Abstract Background: The rapid growth of social networking sites and video sharing platforms has created an opportunity for the alcohol industry to employ advanced advertising and marketing approaches to target their audiences, increasingly blurring the lines between Read More →

June 20, 2023; Society Authors: (Latvian Public Broadcasting), Sintija Ambote (Latvian Radio)   Raising the age limit from which alcohol can be purchased, banning alcohol sales at gas stations, as well as limiting alcohol sales on the Internet, are some of the proposals discussed at the parliamentary level to limit the availability of drinks in Latvia, Latvian Radio reported June Read More →

12-06-2023; Alcohol and Drug Report; Nordic/ Baltic Region; by Lauri Beekman A new report from the analytics firm Rambøll reveals that roughly half of the surveyed alcohol manufacturers and suppliers are breaching the advertising ban on social media. “It seems as though social media has become a free zone for alcohol advertising. The enforcement must be Read More →

Monitor, Uganda, Tuesday, June 13, 2023 by a guest writer What you need to know: The alcohol industry can never help people stop drinking, which is the purpose of rehabilitation. In a recent article published by this esteemed paper, the Permanent Secretary in the Uganda Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Geraldine Ssali Busuulwa encouraged Read More →