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File Predicting Regulatory Compliance in Beer Advertising on Facebook
File Support for alcohol policies from drinkers in the City of Tshwane, South Africa: Data from the International Alcohol Control study
File A Lancet study: The Effects of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on different income and socioeconomic groups
A modelling study by John Holmes, Yang Meng, Petra S Meier, Alan Brennan, Colin Angus, Alexia Campbell-Burton, Yelan Guo, Daniel Hill-McManus, Robin C Purshouse. Several countries are considering a minimum price policy for alcohol, but concerns exist about the potential effects on drinkers with low incomes. The study aimed to assess the effect of a £0·45 minimum unit price (1 unit is 8 g/10 mL ethanol) in England across the income and socioeconomic distributions.
File Fare launches a national framework for action to prevent alcohol-related family violence
In recent years Australian governments have committed to taking action to reduce family violence. However, these plans rarely consider alcohol and its contribution to family violence. This National framework for action is developed by the Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education, FARE, to prevent alcohol-related family violence and proposes policies and programs that Australian governments can implement which will have a real and tangible impact on preventing and reducing alcohol-related family violence. For more go to www.fare.org.au
File National Liquor Policy draft: Invitation for public comment
File Lockouts and last drinks: The impact of the January 2014 liquor licence reforms on assaults in NSW, Australia
The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research conducted a study to determine whether the January 2014 reforms to the NSW Liquor Act reduced the incidence of assault in certain areas. The study was conducted by Patricia Menéndez, Don Weatherburn , Kypros Kypri and Jacqueline Fitzgerald and was published in the Crime and Justice Bulletin.
File FARE Submission: Review of the commericial television industry code of practise
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education made a submission to the television industry code of practise to Free TV. This submission discusses the proposed changes to the Code that relate to the advertising of alcohol and is presented in two parts. This submission makes eight recommendations on the proposed changes to the Code including curtailing childrens exposure and ensure that alcohol advertising is not shown on television before 8:30pm, with no exemptions. This submission was made by FARE in April 2015.
File Merging sport and drinking cultures through social media - A FARE report
This report identifies and explores how alcohol brands are using social media to connect sport’s identity, culture and camaraderie with alcohol consumption. The research was conducted by RMIT University and the Australian Drug Foundation, supported by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE).
File The influence of industry actions on the availability of alcoholic beverages in the African region
Vested Interests in Addiction Research and Policy: The influence of industry actions on the availability of alcoholic beverages in the African region. Thomas F. Babor, Katherine Robaina & David Jernigan evaluate the effects of the alcohol industrys activities on the physical, economic, psychological and social availabilityof alcohol in Africa.
File Ban on Alcohol in South Africa.pdf
Local and National Alcohol Policy: how do they interact?
The Centre for History in Public Health, part of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine explores the relationship between local and national alcohol policy. The report was done at a seminar held in May 2014 within a series on Health History and Policy funded by the Wellcome Trust. This report was published on www.ukhealthforum.org.uk
Corporate Philanthropy, Lobbying, and Public Health Policy
Laura E. Tesler and Ruth E. Malone explore how the tobacco industry use philanthropy strategically to improve company image, influence policymakers, and influence public health policies. (This article was published by the American Public Health Association)
The illusion of righteousness: corporate social responsibility practices of the alcohol industry
Sungwon Yoon and Tai-Hing Lam explore how Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a key promotion tool for the alcohol industry. Research has been relatively sparse on how the alcohol industry advances CSR in an attempt to facilitate underlying business interests, and in what ways the ongoing display of industry CSR impacts public health. This paper aims to investigate the alcohol industry’s recent CSR engagements and explain how CSR forms part of the industry’s wider political and corporate strategies. (Written by Sungwon Yoon and Tai-Hing Lam and published in biomedcentral.com)
The cost of harmful alcohol use in South Africa
An analysis of the economic costs associated with alcohol-related harms as important measures with which to inform alcohol management policies and laws in South Africa. The study was conducted by Richard Gregory Matzopoulos, Sarah Truen, Brett Bowman, Joanne Corrigall and published in the South African Medical Journal - 2013
Corporate Philanthropy, Political Influence and Health Policy
The Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC) provides a basis for nation states to limit the political effects of tobacco industry philanthropy, yet progress in this area is limited. This paper aims to integrate the findings of previous studies on tobacco industry philanthropy with a new analysis of British American Tobacco's (BAT) record of charitable giving to develop a general model of corporate political philanthropy that can be used to facilitate implementation of the FCTC. Orginally published in PLOS one - A Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal and made available on the NCBI website. Gary J. Fooks* and Anna B. Gilmore Natalie Walker, Editor
File Getting alcohol laws changed
A manual for activists on how to get alcohol adverts banned and alcohol marketing restricted
File Getting alcohol laws changed (draft manual)
An advocacy manual for activists on how to get alcohol adverts banned and alcohol marketing restricted
File Exposure to Alcohol Advertisements and Teenage Alcohol-Related Problems
File Reducing Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads: Targeting Public Transit
File WHO Guide for monitoring alcohol consumption and related harm
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