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Alcohol advertising remains prominent in televised sport – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on January 13th, 2017.

Audiences of televised sport remain exposed to high rates of alcohol marketing and sponsorship, according to a new study. The research, published on Friday in the New Zealand Medical Journal, surveyed televised sports over the 2014-15 summer and found audiences were exposed to between 1.6 and 3.8 alcohol brands per minute. In an accompanying editorial, […]

NZ Herald: Just one bottle can be deadly

Peter Griffin posted in on May 12th, 2010.

Martin Johnston writes in the New Zealand Herald about the dangers of drinking too much alcohol, and why the urge to throw up after having drunk too much saves lives. A fatal overdose of alcohol is 400ml of alcohol, which translates to about 23 cans of beer, 4 bottles of wine or a litre of […]

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