New Zealand: Communities Want Alcohol Law Improvements for Better Youth Protection

Posted April 22 2021 Adolescent Alcohol Use, Advertising, Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Public Health, Self-Regulation, Youth Alcohol Use

Communities are calling for a revision of alcohol laws specifically surrounding marketing and promotion, in order to protect children and youth.
Currently alcohol marketing is self-regulated through the Code for Advertising and Promotion of Alcohol by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The code was recently revised, but history shows that self-regulation has been failing to protect children and youth.

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