Topic: Alcohol

Holiday Alcohol Ads Don’t Lead to Increased Consumption

Dec. 21, 2015
Alcohol Bottles

Even though there is clear evidence that alcohol sales are higher around the holidays and that some people drink more than they do typically, an increase in advertising is not the reason.

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Schools Should Accommodate Those Struggling with Addiction

April 2, 2015
Schools Should Accommodate Those Struggling with Addiction

Newspapers and magazines are filed with stories of adolescents and young adults struggling with addiction.

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Alcohol Advertising Has Little Effect on Overall Consumption

March 25, 2015

Despite alcohol advertising facing increasing regulatory pressure in the U.S. and abroad, new research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that advertising has little if any effect on overall alcohol consumption.

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Bans on Alcohol Advertising Don't Make Much Sense

Feb. 2, 2015
Bans on Alcohol Advertising Don't Make Much Sense

The Super Bowl has come and go, and watchers were treated to some of the best commercials of the year. Once again, among the ads' sponsors were producers of alcoholic products who many times make some of the highest rated commercials of the game.

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Alcoholism Research Surprisingly Has Come a Long Way

Jan. 21, 2015
Alcoholism Research Surprisingly Has Come a Long Way

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with a study that found six Americans die every day on average from alcohol poisoning.

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