18th December 2022; The National Scot; by Karin Goodwin A NEW survey has revealed that just one in four Scots would not support a ban on sports sponsorship by the alcohol industry, The Ferret can reveal. It comes as the Scottish Government – which is currently consulting on plans to restrict alcohol marketing, including a Read More →

Thomas Norman, Dan Anderson-Luxford; Paula O’Brien & Robin Room Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy; Nov. 14th 2022   Abstract Aims: This narrative review considers traditional strategies for regulating alcohol marketing and their applicability to digital media. Method: Drawing on international research, case studies, and reports, we examine the applicability of (1) comprehensive or partial bans; (2) placement restrictions; (3) content Read More →

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (Just Accepted).       Article Tools              Add to Favorites                        Email to a Friend                   Download Citation                   Track Citations                 Nathan Critchlow , PhD1, Crawford Moodie , PhD1, Anne Marie Read More →

7 December 2022; IOGT-NTO; Movendi International  A new report published by IOGT-NTO and Movendi International, maps and describes the alcohol industry in the EU. It concludes that Big Alcohol operates a large lobby apparatus in the EU institutions with the aim to affect EU policy. The results show that the alcohol industry has met with Read More →

ABC.net.au/news By Selina Ross 2 Dec 2022  Caterina Giorgi says telemarketing is a “dark approach” to advertising.   Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the rate of alcohol-induced deaths was at its highest in 10 years in 2021, with 1,559 deaths. The ABS said the rate increase over the last decade was “largely Read More →

November 2022 Australian Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (Fare): We all have the right to use digital technology safely.  But every day millions of people across Australia, including children, are exposed to relentless digital marketing tactics designed to target their personal vulnerabilities.   This is especially concerning when harmful and addictive products, like alcohol, are Read More →

Drug and Alcohol Review, First published: 24 November 2022; Authors: June Leung, Sally Casswell (photo) and others. Abstract Introduction Alcohol abstinence remains common among adults globally, although low and middle-income countries are experiencing declines in abstention. The effect of alcohol policies on lifetime abstinence is poorly understood. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) policy index was Read More →