In a new analysis published in The Lancet Global Health, Pepita Barlow and colleagues reveal the global scale of alcohol industry attempts to disrupt national public health policies, deploying arguments—many employing motifs used for decades to fight tobacco control—in high-level World Trade Organization (WTO) discussions.  The authors found that more than half (55·2%) of the Read More →

10th March 2022 from The National Tribune.  Using novel computational and machine learning methods, researchers from The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) and The University of Queensland (UQ) have started a three-year study to better understand how young people are targeted by alcohol companies via social media. This research comes as investigations by Read More →

4th March 2022 from Mirage.   New research published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health has found that Australian children are exposed to enormous volumes of alcohol advertising during live sports broadcasts each year. The research analyzed the volume of alcohol ads placed by alcohol companies during sport on free-to-air Read More →

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 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 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 →