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Mixed messages in the Grand Prix

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The European Alcohol Policy Alliance network Eurocare has published a report highlighting the hypocrisy of Formula One racing bodies in talking about road safety while simultaneously covering their cars with alcohol…

New research shows booze brands breach their own codes

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The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education has released a new report showing that major alcohol brands are violating their own self-regulated marketing codes when it comes to online promotions. The…

Cinderella – it’s time for a cocktail

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It’s a Friday. It’s the school holidays early in the afternoon you take your two primary school aged children to a shopping centre cinema to watch the blockbuster school holiday…

It’s time we got on the same (Facebook) page

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As health promoters, we know we can’t ever expect to spend the same dollars that big booze companies do on encouraging us to drink. It’s hard to compete directly with…

Event: Lunchtime research seminar – Melbourne

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The Centre for Health and Social Research (CHaSR) is hosting a lunchtime research seminar on recent trends in alcohol consumption in Australia. The seminar will be presented by Dr. Michael…

Annual alcohol survey results in

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The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) launched the results of its annual alcohol survey last week, highlighting changing community attitudes towards the marketing and consumption of alcohol. The…

NYC public transport campaign picks up steam

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Building Alcohol Ad-Free Transit (BAAFT) is a grass-roots community group in the US, whose mission is “to remove alcohol advertising from NYC public transit to ensure the health, safety, and…

Four strategies Big Alcohol uses on social media

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The marketing of alcohol remains a major public health problem. Research indicates that the advertising and promotion of alcohol influences consumption levels, especially among young people and young adults. New research…

Video: ANZACs and alcohol

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With the centenary of Gallipoli fast approaching, ANZAC day is firmly entrenched in the popular consciousness of Australia and New Zealand. This short clip looks at a former soldier talking…

Alcohol Warne-ing

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Sunday 29th March was a day to celebrate; the twitterverse was buzzing, Facebook was groaning, and, since then we’ve been inundated with comments and calls complaining about Shane Warne. Not because…