Teenagers being groomed as the next generation of alcohol consumers

posted 28 Jun 2013, 22:11 by Damian Wood   [ updated 28 Jun 2013, 22:12 ]
In an impassioned editorial in the BMJ Gerard Hastings and Nick Sheron summarise the evidence that young people are exposed to more alcohol marketing than older adults and that they appear to have been targeted by exposure to alchopops marketing. They call for a complete ban on alcohol advertising and sponsorship and suggest that self regulation by the alcohol industry has been unsuccessful.

Alcohol marketing: grooming the next generation BMJ 2013;346:f1227 (Published 1 March 2013)