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2013-04-13 00:20:25

Kids Demand: Free Our Sports From Alcohol Ads SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three young filmmakers were awarded top prizes today for their entertaining counter-alcohol ads submitted to the 2013 Free Our Sports(TM) Youth Film Festival. The contest challenged them to help expose and eliminate global alcohol advertising, sponsorships, branding and promotions from every sport, from college games to the NFL championship, from the World Series to the World Cup...

2013-01-31 08:28:14

If You Don't Drink Responsibly Watching Football, Stay Home or Go Home SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco resident Bruce Lee Livingston, Executive Director and CEO of Alcohol Justice, is available to comment on the toxic mix of alcohol, sports, and street violence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/DC51707LOGO ) "Super Sunday is the nation's worst day of the year for...

2013-01-28 04:20:47

Call for Youth Action to Submit Counter-Alcohol-Ads and Compete for $3,500 in Cash Prizes at FreeOurSports.org SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice launched its fifth annual youth video contest today to expose and eliminate alcohol advertising, sponsorships, branding and promotions from every sport, from college games to the NFL Championship, from the World Series to the World Cup and Olympics. (Logo:...

2013-01-16 08:23:52

The more alcohol ads kids see, the more likely they are to consume alcohol COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drug Free Action Alliance is gearing up their annual BIG BOWL VOTE (BBV) 2013 national survey of middle and high school students to take place the day after the NFL Championship. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) "We know media greatly influences youth beliefs and behaviors and research shows the negative impact alcohol...

2012-12-14 16:21:15

Youth ride to school free from alcohol ad exposure BOSTON, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On December 13, 2012, at Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, the SAFE-MA (Supporting an Alcohol Ad-Free Environment in Massachusetts) collaborative sponsored a celebration to honor Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey, former Governor Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty, and the Allston-Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force (ABSATF) youth coalition for their roles in banning alcohol...

2012-12-05 16:23:28

Public Safety Committee Stalls Ad Ban, Los Angeles City Council Member Mitchell Englander May Have a Conflict of Interest, Says The Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads from Public Property in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads from Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) rallied outside L.A. City Hall this morning to announce the findings by four nationally respected researchers and institutions that provide clear and...

2012-09-04 14:23:07

$20,000 Grant From the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Funds Effort to Form Virtual Statewide Partnerships SPRING VALLEY, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation (LKCAFF) announced today a new nationwide effort called "ENGAGE" to address the issue of childhood alcohol consumption. The project, funded by a $20,000 grant from the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA), begins with forming...

2012-05-15 22:20:49

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice, the U.S.-based industry watchdog, released a new report today showing convenience store giant 7-Eleven cuts prices on supersized, youth-attractive alcopops so they are cheaper than non-alcoholic energy drinks. While on average, alcopops were the same price per standard alcoholic drink as beer, supersized alcopops in 16- to 24-ounce cans were cheaper per standard drink than similarly sized beer. Some supersized alcopops,...

2012-05-01 22:20:34

Watchdog Calls for AG Investigation of Self-Promoting Brand Messages SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice, the U.S. based alcohol industry watchdog, released an in-depth report today debunking Big Alcohol's cynical "Drink Responsibly" messages. "Alcohol producers and marketers are more interested in their public relations than public health," said Sarah Mart, MPH, director of research at Alcohol Justice and co-author of the new report, How Big Alcohol...

2012-04-24 14:20:36

Anheuser-Busch InBev Issues Warnings in Advance of Annual Meeting in Brussels SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B InBev) issued a warning to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) cage fighting group that homophobic and sexist comments would not be tolerated. The comments came on the eve of the beer giant's annual shareholders meeting April 25 in Brussels, Belgium. The Brazilian managed global corporation has also generated recent...