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2010-05-21 07:09:26

In a new strategy aimed at curbing alcohol abuse and keeping it out of the hands of young people, the World Health Organization is calling for discounts on alcoholic drinks to be banned and for advertising that targets young people to be trashed. The strategy, drawn up by the United Nations health agency and approved by its 193-member states at an annual meeting of health ministers, pushes for an end to flat rates for unlimited drinking and for sponsorship to be regulated. With upwards of...

2010-03-31 18:43:00

'Don't Be Fooled - These Drinks are Dangerous!' Support Passage of AB 1598 to Ban AEDs in California SAN FRANCISCO, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Marin Institute: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100329/DC77689LOGO) What: April 1, 2010 - Youth vs. AEDs - Day of Action Where & When: Popular Market 951 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101 Action time: 12 p.m. Local Contact: Paul Sebastian Vancea (619) 488-7102 District...

2010-03-18 13:30:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released Handbook Advance 2010, the bleak economy influenced the success of each segment of the beverage alcohol business in 2009. Distilled spirits and wine experienced positive results, albeit at a much slower rate than in the past, while beer saw unprecedented declines. Last year, the economy reversed the previous "trading up" trend in the spirits category and consumers changed their...

2010-02-23 14:49:00

MIAMI, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., the United States import, sales and marketing arm of one of the world's leading spirits and wine producers, today announced it has selected KSL Media, one the largest independent media buying companies in the United States, to manage all of its media planning and buying services. Previously, KSL Media managed media planning and buying for select Bacardi U.S.A. brands including GREY GOOSE® vodka, BOMBAY...

2009-11-12 15:21:00

LEESBURG, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shot Spirits Corporation (Pink Sheets: SSPT) is pleased to announce that the Company has launched a strategic marketing campaign to add premium beverages to the single serve "ready to drink" product line as well as expand distribution both in the United States and abroad. According to Packaged Facts.com, sales of premium beverages in the United States alone were $21 Billion in 2007 and the new management will be leveraging their relationships...

2009-10-09 13:36:43

Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health studied the drinking habits of 9833 15-16 year olds in the North West of England, finding that excessively low cost alcohol products and illicit purchase are strongly related to harmful underage drinking. Mark Bellis worked with a team from Liverpool John Moores University and Trading Standards (North West) to survey the teens' alcohol consumption patterns, drink types consumed, drinking locations, methods of access and harms...

2009-08-20 15:42:44

A new study from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, in collaboration with UCLA, has found a striking correlation between teenage viewership and the frequency of alcohol advertising on cable television. The findings show that ads for beer, spirits and "alcopop" aired much more frequently when more teens were watching.While previous studies have shown that the average adolescent is exposed to well over 200 alcohol ads on television each year, this is the first to demonstrate an...

2009-04-06 07:10:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds 92% of adults support warning labels, 84% support marketing restrictions for flavored alcoholic beverages ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opening a tall cool beverage during the ball game or at a backyard cookout on a hot day is what families do. This summer, will your child be opening a soft drink or a hard one? Flavored alcoholic beverages - or alcopops - are becoming more popular, especially among...

2008-12-18 16:00:00

California Attorney General Brown, San Francisco City Attorney Herrera, and 12 other State Attorneys General reach agreement with MillerCoors Brewing Company to reformulate Sparks and discontinue misleading marketing claims SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major victory for public health and safety, 13 State Attorneys General, the City Attorney of San Francisco, and MillerCoors Brewing Company announced today that the company will be reformulating its Sparks...

2008-12-12 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as the Obama Administration sets its sights on stabilizing and strengthening the U.S. economy, a coalition of public interest groups today called on the transition team and incoming Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to move quickly on another matter where action by the Treasury Department is needed and long overdue: requiring mandatory, basic serving facts disclosing alcohol content per serving and the definition of moderate, or...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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