This editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal worries that drinking rates for adolescent girls have equalled those of boys and warns that this might be a result of the alcohol industry targetting young girls.
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In response to industry claims EUCAM makes a strong response, quoting extensive research suggesting that young people are adversely affected by alcohol advertising. (Mentor has also published a very wide range of related articles easily accessible on the Prevention Hub)
The Finnish Government is considering a total ban on outdoor alcohol advertising.
The study on alcohol marketing was commissioned by the WHO Regional Office for Africa in 2010 and its findings generated data on alcohol advertising and promotion in Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana and Gambia.
Concerns have been raised in Ghana about excessive alcohol ads on TV and radio that may encourage alcohol consumption amongst young people.
Reverend Joseph Bosomah, Acting Chairman of the Central Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, recently expressed his concern about the excessive alcohol ads on television and radio in the country.
This study confirms that, in the US at least, 'under-age' drinkers tend to go for a much smaller range of alcohol brands than older drinkers; implications for prevention and policy
The Free Our Sports™ 2013 Youth Film Festival, a project of Alcohol Justice, is a call for American youth action to expose and eliminate alcohol advertising, sponsorships, branding and promotions from sporting events.
Seeing beer and liquor ads on TV may promote drinking as early as seventh grade and lead to alcohol-related problems just a few years later, a new study suggests.
A new study adds to the evidence that TV alcohol adverts are linked to higher levels of teen drinking.