Lifestyle Economics

Advertising Ban Will Have Little Impact on Alcohol Consumption

IEA research referenced in The Scottish Daily Mail

Research by IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has been referenced in a Scottish Daily Mail article reporting that Scottish Rugby is set to continue their partnership with Tennent’s Lager, despite the Scottish government’s plans to ban alcohol advertising at sporting events.

The article said:

“The Institute of Economic Affairs even found that a ban on adverts in stores, pubs and at sporting events would have little or no impact on consumption.”

Read the full article here or on the back page of the Scottish Daily Mail (26/03/2024).

Read a copy of Alcohol Advertising: What does the evidence show? here.