[cutting] Australia failing to stop alcohol ads reaching children, experts say | Guardian

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“What is it going to take to build the consensus among politicians about the harms of alcohol advertising that has been built around tobacco marketing? Yes, alcohol is a different product and there are more mixed messages around it but alcohol is more similar to tobacco than it is to something like laundry powder. And governments have decided that children being exposed to tobacco products is not a good thing.”—Dr David Jernigan, director of the US Centre on Alcohol Marketing and Youth and and an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Source: www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/oct/04/australia-ignoring-power-to-stop-alcohol-ads-reaching-children-experts-say


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