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2014-07-08 11:08:29

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs The brands of alcohol popular with underage drinkers also happen to be the ones heavily advertised in magazines that young people read, a new study finds. The findings, reported in July's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, add to evidence that alcohol ads can encourage kids to drink. They also suggest that the alcohol industry's self-imposed standards on advertising are inadequate, said lead researcher Craig Ross, Ph.D., M.B.A., of the...

2013-11-15 10:47:15

A new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls into question whether existing federal and voluntary standards for alcohol advertisements curtail potentially damaging content and protect public health. The researchers examined nearly 1,800 different ads for beer, spirits and alcopops that appeared between 2008 and 2010 in national magazines; they found that while the ads largely adhered to existing regulations...

Popular Music May Serve As Major Source Of Promotion Of Alcohol Use Among Youth
2013-08-29 04:34:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Booze and music are two things that are often tied together, and that isn’t likely to change. However, the amount of references to particular alcohol brands appears to be on the rise in recent years. Four alcohol brands in particular stand out for dominating popular music with mentions in the lyrics. According to a study conducted by researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health and the Center on Alcohol Marketing and...

2013-08-26 23:22:25

A new study finds that the brand of alcohol a drinker consumes can increase their chances of ending up in an emergency room. This news story shows how important it is to obtain quality alcohol care at a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 In an article by Medical News Today (8/16) titled Study shows feasibility of collecting alcohol brand consumption data in the ER, a new study finds that the brand of alcohol a drinker consumes can...

2012-05-01 21:08:08

Reducing youth exposure to alcohol advertising and marketing is a missed opportunity for states to improve public health, according to a new review of state alcohol advertising laws from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The report examines the extent to which states' alcohol advertising laws incorporate eight different best practices to reduce youth exposure to alcohol advertising and marketing, and finds only eleven...

2010-12-15 08:20:00

Ads Placed on Cable TV Networks More Than Tripled BALTIMORE, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth exposure to alcohol advertising on U.S. television increased 71 percent between 2001 and 2009, according to a report released today by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Despite efforts by alcohol companies to strengthen their self-regulatory standards, the average number of ads seen by youth watching...

2010-08-12 13:37:00

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study conducted by CAMY, the Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth, released earlier this week, found a dramatic reduction in the exposure of youth to alcohol advertising in magazines. From 2001 to 2008, exposure dropped by an impressive 48%, demonstrating that the industry's practice of self-regulation and commitment to advertising exclusively in publications with an audience that's at least 70% age 21 or older is working. CAMY's...

2010-08-10 15:39:50

Small Number of Brands Keep Ads in Youth-Oriented Publications Youth exposure to alcohol advertising in magazines declined by 48 percent between 2001 and 2008, according to a new study by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Although 325 alcohol brands advertised in magazines in 2008, just 16 brands accounted for half of the advertising placed in publications more likely to be seen per capita by youth than by adults. Leading...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'