Alcohol ad bans unlikely to reduce drinking
Andy Mayer quoted by The Scottish Daily Express
Marc Glendening writes for Conservative Home
IEA research quoted by Just Drinks
Just Drinks wrote:
“A new report published by UK free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) suggested there is a lack of evidence to support a ban on alcohol advertising.
“The study was conducted and published in response to the Scottish government’s plans to curb adverts.
“In April, Scotland’s First Minister, Humza Yousaf, sent plans for new alcohol advertising rules ‘back to the drawing board’ and announced a consultation.
“The IEA’s report was welcomed by trade body the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.”
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