Australia: Alcohol Ads Avalanche Expected As Sports Re-start

Posted June 19 2020 Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, alcohol marketing in sports, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News

Health experts in Australia predict an avalanche of alcohol ads as sports re-start. In Australia, alcohol advertising in sports is a major issue specifically considering alcohol advertising is self-regulated by the alcohol industry. A new report finds through research evidence across the past three decades that greater exposure to alcohol advertising and sponsorship leads to earlier alcohol initiation, and more heavy alcohol use. There is an urgent need to better protect Australian children and youth from alcohol promotions…

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