self-regulation

Alcohol Advertising Linked to Youth Drinking

Health researchers worldwide have provided new evidence suggesting that alcohol advertising is often aggressive, reaching children, and is linked with youth drinking. The Australian organisation, the National Alliance for Action on Alcohol, argues these findings prove that self-regulation by the alcohol industry has failed. Michael More, the alliance co-chair, comments “the takeaway from this research is that marketing of alcohol is out of control” and that a sensible new approach “would start with excluding marketing