Alcohol Action Ireland’s Policy Officer Cliona Murphy delivered the closing remarks at the Under the Influence: Protecting teens from the impact of alcohol marketing seminar which took place in the European Parliament recently.
Event: Under the Influence: Protecting teens from the impact of alcohol marketing seminar
Location: European Parliament (Brussels)
Hosted by MEPs: Anna Hedh (S&D) and Marian Harkin (ALDE)
Organisers: Eurocare and STAP (Ducth Institute for Alcohol Policy)
Alcohol is one of the most heavily marketed products on our shelves.
Young people are an important target audience for the alcohol industry and they are exposed to unprecedented levels of sophisticated marketing.
Alcohol marketing has a powerful impact on young people’s drinking behavior and undercut the efforts by public health authorities to reduce harmful drinking among youth.
-See the full seminar report