Alcohol

Alcohol is a major cause of death among teenagers. It contributes significantly to motor vehicle crashes, other injuries, suicide, date rape, and family, school and other problems.

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Los Angeles City Council Should Prohibit Alcohol Advertising on City-Owned Property
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | April 12th, 2012

Commercial Alert: Jack Daniels Should Stay Off TV
Robert Weissman | June 13th, 2007

Commercial Alert Urges Distillers to Forgo TV Ad Campaign
Gary Ruskin | February 23rd, 1999

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Too Many Young People See Alcohol Ads, CDC Reports
Cheri Cheng | Counsel Heal | November 7th, 2013

Alcohol ad approved for Charlotte light-rail train
Charlotte Observer | September 28th, 2012

Compared to Other Youth, Young Blacks Awash in Alcohol Ads, Study Says
Bridget Huber | Fair Warning | September 27th, 2012

In a Sponsored TV Show, ‘H’ Is for Hispanic … and Heineken
Stuart Elliott | New York Times | September 24th, 2012

The Big Promotional Value of Liquor Mini-Bottles
Bloomberg Businessweek | September 19th, 2012

Marketing Wine as a Respite From Women’s Many Roles
ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN | New York Times | August 30th, 2012

Alcohol ads coming to CATS buses, trains
Steve Harrison | Charlotte Observer | August 24th, 2012

How alcohol ads target kids
Jeanette Mulvey | Fox News | August 14th, 2012

Ads for Skyy Vodka Come to TV
Stuart Elliott | New York Times | July 16th, 2012

Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Sailor Jerry?
Stuart Elliott | New York Times | July 3rd, 2012

New Twitter Tool Gives Greenlight to Alcohol Brands
EJ Schultz | Advertising Age | June 4th, 2012

TV Liquor Advertising Binge Begins, Led By Skinnygirl, Jagermeister
Ron Dicker | Huffington Post | May 25th, 2012

7-Eleven Threatens Children with Supersized Alcopop Bargains Says Alcohol Justice
PRNewswire | The Wall Street Journal | May 16th, 2012

Hard Time: Liquor Advertising Pours Into TV
E.J. Schultz | AdAge | May 14th, 2012

TV Alcohol Advertising May Play Role in Underage Drinking
Science Daily | April 30th, 2012

FTC Broadens Study of Alcohol Advertising
Katy Bachman | AdWeek | April 16th, 2012

Drinks giants team up to head off ad regulation
Gideon Spanier | The Independent | April 16th, 2012

James Bond brew-haha
JENNIFER BAIN and CYNTHIA R. FAGEN | New York Post | April 4th, 2012

CTA falls off wagon on alcohol ads
Jon Hilkevitch | Chicago Tribune | March 15th, 2012

Alcohol in movies influences young teens' drinking habits
Medical XPress | February 21st, 2012

Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles Hits the Streets
Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles | MarketWatch, WSJ | January 9th, 2012

Bud Angles for Buzz With Reality Show
MIKE ESTERL | Wall Street Journal | December 12th, 2011

Teens Hear 34 Liquor Brands a Day in Rap, Hip-Hop Music
SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES | ABC News | October 20th, 2011

Young people want more protection from alcohol advertising, survey says
Sarah Boseley | The Guardian | October 20th, 2011

US, EU alcohol marketers adopt new code of conduct
Medical XPress | September 30th, 2011

New Rules for Alcohol Companies to Advertise and Market on Social Networks
Wall Street Journal | September 21st, 2011

Facebook deal with Diageo fuels under-age drinking fears
The Guardian | September 20th, 2011

Alcohol Ads Still Reaching Youth on the Radio: Industry's Voluntary Standards Remain an Issue
MarketWatch | September 13th, 2011

Bud Light asks agencies to pour on the pitches
Ad Age | August 23rd, 2011

Madonna teams with Smirnoff to sell vodka
Advertising Age | August 18th, 2011

Four Loko, Colt 45 Blast & Hi-Alc Party Drinks Play Defense
Brand Channel | July 27th, 2011

Big brewers look to tap Hispanic market
The Wall Street Journal | July 13th, 2011

Critics Say Big Alcohol is Making Illegal Health Claims
The Fix | July 13th, 2011

Alcohol brands influence teen drinking preferences
MedicalXPress | July 7th, 2011

Fast-food chains selling alcohol
USA Today | July 1st, 2011

Victory on Stopping Bus Bench Alcohol Ads in Los Angeles
PRNewswire | June 12th, 2011

Online alcohol ads get boost from offline bans
CBC News | May 30th, 2011

Heineken Aims Its Ads at Young Digital Devotees
The New York Times | May 26th, 2011

Surf and Burp
Ad Week | May 18th, 2011

Budweiser taps sports stars for reality TV
Ad Week | May 17th, 2011

Bud Launches New Wish-Fulfillment TV Show
Advertising Age | May 16th, 2011

Expert sources: Potent alcoholic beverages look like soda pop, target young drinkers
Physorg | April 28th, 2011

A Line of Brews Draws a Star Endorser, and Critics
The New York Times | April 19th, 2011

Petition Pabst: Stop Targeting Youth, Give Snoop the Boot
Marin Institute | March 28th, 2011

Pabst's Horse of a Different Color: Colt 45 Enters Controversial Ring .
The Wall Street Journal | March 18th, 2011

F.T.C. to Take Another Look at Alcohol Ads
The New York Times | March 9th, 2011

Dolphin Stadium Set to Become Land Shark Stadium
Barry Jackson | Miami Herald | May 2nd, 2009

Product Placement Makes Inroads on Broadway
Jake Coyle | The Associated Press | April 29th, 2009

Bud Light Product Placement on Facebook
PPN Staff | Product Placement News | April 23rd, 2009

Absolut Breaks Voluntary Ban on Liquor Ads on Broadcast TV
Anthony Crupi, Mediaweek and Kenneth Hein, Brandweek | AdWeek | February 9th, 2009

NBA Cans Ban on Liquor Ads
John Lombardo and Terry Lefton | Sports Business Journal | January 19th, 2009

Heavy Signs on Foster's for Sponsorship
Mike Shields | MediaWeek | January 12th, 2009

Alcohol Ads Go From on the Toilets to In the Toilet
PRNewswire | January 6th, 2009

MillerCoors Gives in to AGs, Takes Stimulants Out of Sparks
Jeremy Mullman | Advertising Age | December 18th, 2008

Jameson 'Speaks' Out to Public
Marissa Miley | Advertising Age | December 1st, 2008

Attorneys General Set Out to Stop Sparks Product Launch
Jeremy Mullman | Advertising Age | September 17th, 2008

Big Alcohol Can't Police Itself
PRNewswire | September 17th, 2008

NBC Manages to Rack Up Strong Sales on Super Bowl
Stephanie Kang and Suzanne Vranica | The Wall Street Journal | September 12th, 2008

CSPI Now Has MillerCoors in Its Sights
Jeremy Mullman and Ira Teinowitz | Advertising Age | September 8th, 2008

Fox Soccer Crafts Show for Bass Ale
Shahnaz Mahmud | AdWeek | August 29th, 2008

Taking Shots at ShotPaks
Jerry Hirsch | Los Angeles Times | August 12th, 2008

NCAA Says It Won't Tighten Rules on Beer Ads
Ira Teinowitz | Advertising Age | August 7th, 2008

NCAA Coaches Urge Ban on Beer Ads
Ira Teinowitz | Advertising Age | August 5th, 2008

Some Find Corporate Sponsorship of Walk of Fame Hard to Swallow
Alana Semuels | Los Angeles Times | July 22nd, 2008

New Deal Keeps Budweiser Name Before Eyes of Wrigley Visitors
Jim Kirk | The Chicago Tribune | July 4th, 2008

Tecate Takes Bilingual Approach
Della de Lafuente | AdWeek | June 30th, 2008

Anheuser-Busch to Stop Caffeinating Alcoholic Beverages
Jeff Cronin and Stacey Greene | Center for Science in the Public Interest | June 26th, 2008

Study Says Youth Are Swimming in Alcohol Ads
Jeremy Mullman | Advertising Age | June 24th, 2008

Corona Extra Ads Launched Exclusively for Latinos
Mike Beirne | BrandWeek | June 18th, 2008

Southern Comfort to Create Branded Series on MyDamnChannel
Daisy Whitney | TVWeek | June 13th, 2008

NHL Renewal to Build Bud Light’s Sponsorship Role
Richard Tedesco | PROMO Magazine | June 6th, 2008

Advertainment: More than Sex and the City Cosmos
Press Release: AUT University | Scoop | May 21st, 2008

Brewers Target Latino Kids in Bid to Gain Market
Jovita Juárez and Bernardo Rosa-Lugo Jr. | The Sacramento Bee | May 3rd, 2008

Brewers Urged to Stop Marketing Beer Shirts to Young Girls
Center for Science in the Public Interest | April 29th, 2008

College Presidents Urge Elimination of Alcohol Advertising on NCAA Sports
Center for Science in the Public Interest | April 9th, 2008

This Web TV Is for You, Especially if You’re a Male Aged 21 to 34
Stuart Elliott | New York Times | September 6th, 2006

CDC Criticizes Radio Alcohol Ads
Mike Stobbe | Associated Press | September 1st, 2006

The Booze Tube: Spirits Marketers Pour Big Bucks Into TV
Jeremy Mullman | Advertising Age | July 17th, 2006

State Attorneys General Demand Stricter Limits on Alcohol Ads
Ira Teinowitz | Advertising Age | May 17th, 2006

Alcopops - Cute, Boozy and Pitched to Teenage Girls
Ellen Tomson | Fort Wayne (IN) News Sentinel | April 25th, 2006

Alcohol-Branded Merchandise Boosts Teen Drinking
Forbes | March 31st, 2006

NCAA Beer Ad Ban Sought
Carter Strickland | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | March 15th, 2006

Alcohol Ads Boost Drinking Among Young
Reuters | January 2nd, 2006

TV Executives Warm Up to Spirits Ads
Shelly Branch | October 4th, 2001

Cocktail Hour Returns to TV
Patricia Winters Lauro | The New York Times | December 7th, 2000

Ad Notes
Suzanne Vrancia | Wall Street Journal | February 26th, 1999

External Links

Marin Institute

Self-Regulation in the Alcohol Industry: A Review of Industry Efforts to Avoid Promoting Alcohol to Underage Consumers
Federal Trade Commission |

Booze News
Center for Science in the Public Interest |

Effects of Alcohol Advertising Exposure on Drinking Among Youth
Leslie B. Snyder et al., Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Jan. 2006 |