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Weekly News Update: Public perceive alcohol ads breach regulations

Posted 09/05/14

Regional:

Sunderland schoolchildren at risk from drug and alcohol addiction:
Sunderland schoolchildren as young as 12 in Sunderland are being flagged up as at risk of becoming drug and alcohol addicts. Click here to read more...

National:

Labour 'would restrict sales of alcohol, unhealthy food and tobacco'
Party would impose minimum alcohol pricing and curb sugar, fat and salt in food aimed at children, leaked document suggests. Click here to read more...

Public perceive alcohol adverts breach regulatory code, research finds:
A majority of the UK general public perceive alcohol adverts to breach the Advertising Standards Authority's Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) Code suggesting that the current regulatory system for UK television is inadequate, research from The University of Manchester shows. Click here to read more...