Please take a look at this presentation from Ismo Tuominen, Ministerial Councillor for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland. This presentation was preparred for EUCAM's online conference on digital alcohol marketing, last October. In the presentation Tuominen describes the law amendments going into effect in 2015, effectively banning alcohol branded social media communication. For the rest of the presenations of the online conference, click here>>
Finland bans alcohol branded social media communication in 2015
February 28th, 2014
Possible new trend: Tobacco infused liquor?
February 17th, 2014
Talking Alcohol Advertising: Dear politicians of Madagascar: Now is the time to act
Research suggests online alcohol marketing leads to young people drinking more, more often and at an earlier age
30 September 2013
A newly published review of currently available scientific literature shows exposure to online alcohol marketing leads to advancing the onset of alcohol consumption, increasing the amount consumed, as well as the frequency of consumption. This literature review is one of the main program points in the online conference on digital alcohol marketing, organized by EUCAM (The European Centre for Monitoring Alcohol Marketing) on the 31st of October.
New Fact Sheet: Testing content restrictions in self-regulation codes
10 March 2013
In 2010, the five NGOs participating in the AMMIE project selected 84 alcohol marketing practices that appeared to be in violation of existing national rules for self-regulation. We filed complaints against these practices at the national Alcohol Advertising Committees, who are to decide whether these complaints are to be upheld (or not).