Alcohol Policies Project Issue: Alcohol Advertising

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Action Alert:  Tell CBS Stations to Reject Liquor Advertising— March 3, 2009

Letter: CSPI and 28 Other Organizations urge CBS to Reverse Their Decision to Accept Liquor Advertising— Feb. 27, 2009

CBS Owned and Affiliated Stations by State

Backgrounder: Liquor Advertising on Television

Talking Points: Stop Liquor Advertising on Television

Statement:  George A. Hacker's statement on the NIAAA-Funded Study Showing Alcohol Ads Contribute to Youth Drinking. -- 1/5/06

Action Alert:  Booze T-Shirts Undermine Industry Ad Codes. -- 8/26/05


Issue Update:  Better Business Bureau Rules That Coors Ad Violates Advertising Pledge; Brewer Pulls Ad. -- 8/11/05


Bud Light Accused of Trivializing Alcoholism in New Ad:  Watchdog Groups Say Beer Ad Depicts Lying About Drinking -- 4/7/05

News:  Anheuser-Busch Pulls "Alcoholism" Ad. -- 5/12/05


CSPI Calls Foul on Bud Light Ad Campaign:  Letter to the Beer Institute. -- 11/30/04

 Action Alert:  Demand FTC Action to Yank Irresponsible Beer Ads. -- 12/2/04

Anheuser-Busch Response -- 12/09/04

Letter:  CSPI to FTC Demanding Better Monitoring of Beer Industry Advertising Self-Regulation. -- 12/20/04

Issue Update:  ABC and ESPN Reject Bud Light "Referee" Ads. -- 1/10/05

FTC Response -- 1/28/05

Anheuser-Busch Drops "Referee" Ads. -- 2/2/05

Press Release:  CSPI Slams NASCAR Hard-Liquor Deal. -- 11/10/04

Alcohol Advertising Litigation:  This new section explains and provides updates and resources on the class action lawsuits against major alcohol producers. -- 3/8/04


Press Release: Malibu Rum Slammed for Signing Teen-Friendly Shaggy. -- 1/21/04

CSPI Letter to DISCUS Code Review Board [PDF]

CSPI Letter to FTC [PDF]

Fact Sheet: Alcoholic-Beverage Advertising Expenditures, 1998-2002 [PDF] -- 12/03

Update: Air and Space Museum Says Bud Light Plane Not a Problem. -- 11/27/03

Press Release: Smithsonian Accused of Skewing History to Please Anheuser-Busch: CSPI Calls for Restoration of Historic Plane to Its Pre-Bud Glory. [PDF] -- 11/21/03

Update: 20 U.S. Representatives sign letter to remove Bud Light logos from the National Air and Space Museum plane. -- 11/19/03

Action Alert: Help Get Beer Ads Out of the Air and Space Museum! -- 10/31/03

New Report:  FTC has issued its Report on Alcohol Marketing and Advertising to Congress.  Click here to see the press release and report. -- 9/9/03

Press Release:  FTC Report Misses Mark On Alcopops. -- 9/9/03

Issue Update:  TTB's New Guidelines Doom Health Claims for Labels and Advertising. -- 3/3/03

Beer Ads in Comics: Comic strip Tank McNamara takes on beer advertising starting November 18, 2002.  Look for the syndicated strip in your local newspaper or check out the website.  The strip's authors, Jeff Millar and Bill Hinds, last satirized alcopops and marketing to youth during the week of October 14, 2002.

Action Alert: Local television affiliates say no to NBC's hard liquor ads. -- 2/26/02

Statement: Alcohol advertising: Are our kids collateral or intended targets? -- 1/10/02


Action Alert: Stop hard liquor ads on television -- 1/9/02


Press Release: Groups thank television networks for refusing liquor ads -- 12/28/01


Press Release: Liquor ads don't belong on network television -- 12/20/01


Press Release: Don't let General Electric's NBC pollute network television like General Electric polluted the Hudson River -- 12/14/01


Backgrounder: Broadcast liquor advertising -- 12/11/01


Strategizer (#32): Alcohol advertising: its impact on communities, and what coalitions can do to lesson that impact


Issues: Time to End Alcohol Marketing in Sports -- 2/14/01


Press Release: Alcohol marketers assailed for targeting kids during Super Bowl - President urged to challenge beer and liquor ads -- 1/25/01


Fact Sheet: Putting Anheuser-Busch's consumer responsibility campaign into perspective [PDF] -- 12/14/00


Press Release: Poll finds Americans concerned about broadcast liquor ads -- 6/28/98


Fact Sheet: Alcohol Promoters Misrepresent Policy Makers on the Effects of Alcohol Advertising [PDF]


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