Finland To Ban Alcohol Advertising in Public Places

Finland To Ban Alcohol Advertising in Public Places

In a proposal to be sent to parliament in the spring, the Finnish government is planning to ban all alcohol advertisement on public places in order to reduce youth exposure to alcohol promotion. The decision comes shortly after the government took action to reduce cigarette visibility by banning ads and requiring that cigarette products be kept under the counter or behind closed doors where children can’t see them. To read more on the dangers of out-of-home alcohol advertising, click here. For our guide to effective regulation of out-of-home alcohol advertising, click here.

Read article and watch the video that scares adults. It is from Finland
The Finnish words at the end of the video translate loosely to mean,”How scary are you in your child’s eyes, when YOU are drunk?”

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