Current controls on alcohol marketing do not protect youth, argue public health experts: but industry defends self-regulation


Young people are exposed to ‘extensive alcohol marketing’ and governments around the world need to strengthen rules, say public health experts, as a supplement on the subject is published in the journal Addiction. But the Alcohol Information Partnership, a UK group funded by eight beverage companies, argues that self-regulation is working. 

It's been an action-packed year for the beverage world. Here are some of the highlights. (Pic:iStock/marekuliasz)

The year that was: Headlines of 2016

Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga says he hopes the company's newer brands will follow in the same successful footsteps as Woodford Reserve.

Brown-Forman sees 3% drop in Q2 but holds positive outlook for North American premium whiskey portfolio

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Diageo, Brown-Forman & Pernod Ricard help launch new Alcohol Information Partnership

IARD highlights 2015 progress

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Brown-Forman completes Southern Comfort and Tuaca sale

Best global beverage brands: Who joins Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Budweiser?

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The first whiskeys will be launched in 2017

Brown-Forman starts construction of $50m Slane Distillery

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