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Alcohol industry giants exploit loopholes to market booze to Australian children
Major alcohol labels like Carlton Draught and VB are exploiting a major loophole to promote alcohol to children and young people on TV. Current regulations ban TV alcohol advertising in time slots when children are likely to be watching, but an exception allows advertising during sport on weekends and public holidays. A report released by the Alcohol Advertising Review Board today shows that 4 in 5 Australians are concerned about children’s exposure to alcohol promotion.
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