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July 29, 2014
Brand-Specific Television Alcohol Ads a Significant Predictor of Brand Consumption Among Underage Youth

July 8, 2014
Underage Drinkers Heavily Exposed to Magazine Ads for Alcohol Brands They Consume

June 12, 2014
Binge Drinking Among Youth Concentrated Among a Small Number of Alcohol Brands; Vodka Often Binge Drink of Choice

March 20, 2014
Underage Youth and Adults Differ in their Brand Preferences

November 14, 2013
Analysis of Alcohol Ads in Magazines Finds Current Codes and Regulations Do No Protect Consumers From Risky Content and Messages

November 7, 2013
Alcohol Ads Reaching Too Many Young People in TV Markets across the United States

August 28, 2013
Four Alcohol Brands Dominate Popular Music Mentions

August 14, 2013
Pilot Study Finds ER Patients Drinking High-Octane Beer

July 30, 2013
Fewer States Holding Alcohol Retailers Responsible for Harms from Illegal Service

April 11, 2013
Regulating Density of Alcohol Outlets A Promising Strategy to Improve Public Health

February 11, 2013
Underage Youth Drinking Concentrated among Small Number of Brands

December 13, 2012
Time Restrictions on TV Advertisements Ineffective in Reducing Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads

September 27, 2012
African-American Youth Exposed to More Magazine and Television Alcohol Advertising than Youth in General                                                                                                                    

August 8, 2012
Alcohol Advertising Violations Most Common in Magazines with Youthful Audiences

May 7, 2012
Alcohol Regulation on the Internet Failing to Protect Youth

May 1, 2012
Majority of States Fail to Address Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing

April 10, 2012
Online Tool Estimates Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads on Radio
Interactive tool provides data for 75 media markets, representing almost half of U.S. population ages 12 and older

December 19, 2011
CAMY Charts Alcohol Industry's Digital Marketing
Question Adequacy of Industry's Self-Regulation to Avoid Exposing Youth to 'Alcohol Experience'

September 13, 2011
Youth Exposure to Alcohol Product Advertising on Local Radio in 75 U.S. Markets, 2009
Alcohol Ads Still Reaching Youth on the Radio

December 15, 2010
Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads on TV Growing Faster Than Adults
Ads Placed on Cable TV Networks More Than Tripled

November 18, 2010
CAMY Statement on the November 17 Action by the FDA to Issue Warnings to Manufacturers of Alcoholic Energy Drinks
Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

August 10, 2010
Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads in National Magazines Declining
Small Number of Brands Keeps Ads in Youth-Oriented Publications

November 13, 2009
FDA Announces Investigation of Safety and Legality of Caffeinated Alcohol Beverages
Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

June 26, 2008
FTC Commissioner Calls for Stronger Standards to Shield Youth from Alcohol Advertising
Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at Georgetown University; David H. Jernigan, PhD, executive director

June 23, 2008
Alcohol Advertisements Seen by Youth on TV on the Rise
12-20 Year Olds' Exposure Increased 38% From 2001–2007

December 19, 2007
Alcohol Industry Reforms Make Slight Progress in Reducing Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising

November 30, 2007
WNBC-TV's Decision To Carry Hard Liquor Ads a Step Backward; Efforts To Reduce Underage Drinking Will Be Undermined
Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at Georgetown University, David H. Jernigan, PhD, executive director

September 17, 2007
Alcohol Spending on Radio Falls, But Ads Still Reaching Youth
Spending fell 38 percent from 2001 to 2006; One-third of Alcohol Ads More Likely to be Heard by Youth than Adults in 2006

August 2, 2007
Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads in Magazines Declined from 2001 to 2005
Substantial alcohol advertising remains in magazines with disproportionate youth audiences

June 27, 2007
Alcohol Companies' Product Advertising on Television Dwarfs "Responsibility" Ads From 2001 to 2005
Youth 239 times more likely to see ads promoting alcohol products than industry spots discouraging underage drinking; B-Roll With Ads Available

May 15, 2007
Sazerac Company Adopts Stricter Alcohol Advertising Standards: Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at Georgetown University
Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, David H. Jernigan, PhD, executive director

December 20, 2006
More Alcohol Advertising on Television And Underage Youth Are Seeing It
Youth exposure to alcohol ads on TV increased 41% from 2001-2005. Industry reforms overwhelmed by historic increases in advertising.

June 14, 2006
African-American Youth Exposed to More Alcohol Advertising Than Their Peers

May 9, 2006
Alcohol Ads in Magazines Reaching Fewer Underage Youth
Ten Percent of Brands Cause More Than Half of Youth Exposure, Slowing Progress

March 27, 2006
Underage Drinking 2005: Girls Bingeing More
Nation's biggest youth drug problem stays big

January 2, 2006
New Research Underscores Need to Reduce Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads
CAMY Executive Director Hails Landmark Study Showing Alcohol Ads Contribute to Youth Drinking


December 12, 2005
Study Shows Dramatic Growth in Cable TV Ad Dollars Spent by Alcohol Companies
Children Continue to Be Overexposed to Advertisements Glamorizing Alcohol Use

October 26, 2005
Alcohol Industry's Marketing Overexposes Hispanic Teens

August 26, 2005
Journal of Public Health Policy Publishes Special Section on Alcohol Marketing and Youth: Statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at Georgetown University
Statement Attributable to David H. Jernigan, PhD, CAMY Research Director and Co-Editor of the Journal's Special Section

July 20, 2005
Alcohol Product Commercials Overwhelm "Responsibility" Messages From 2001 to 2003
Teens saw 779 television ads promoting alcohol, compared to 9 industry-funded ads warning against underage drinking; B-Roll With Ads Available

July 5, 2005
Reducing Alcohol Ads Kids See Won't Cost Industry Adult Market
CAMY white paper: Policy change could lower ad costs without reducing adult audience

April 7, 2005
Alcohol Advertising Abounds in Magazines Read by Youth from 2001 to 2003
Spirits, beer and 'alcopop' ads continued to overexpose underage youth through 2003

February 23, 2005
2004: Little Progress in Reducing Underage Drinking
Underage youth alcohol use remains high; Recommendations for federal action unmet

February 16, 2005
Statement Regarding STOP Underage Drinking Act Reintroduction
Statement Attributable to Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth


October 12, 2004
Television Alcohol Ads Bombarding Teens Continue to Rise
Ads for alcohol up by 90,000 over two years
High levels of underage drinking matched by high levels of alcohol advertising
Advertising Data for 100 Local Markets and B-Roll Available

July 21, 2004
STOP Underage Drinking Act: Important First Step
Statement Attributable to Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth

July 5, 2004
Girls More Likely Than Boys to Be Overexposed to Alcohol Advertising in Magazines
Study published in the "Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine" documents girls' overexposure

May 26, 2004
Alcohol Ads Outnumber Responsibility Ads 226 to 1
In 2002, responsibility ads plummeted while alcohol product ads soared

April 21, 2004
Number of Alcohol Ads Bombarding Teens Rose in 2002
Top 15 teen television shows all had alcohol advertising; Alcohol industry reforms need monitoring

March 9, 2004
Underage Youth Have Easy Access to Alcohol Web Sites
Games, Downloads, Interactive Attractions Create Cyber Playground; Content Popular with Youth Concentrated on Beer, Distilled Spirits Web Sites; B-Roll Available

January 22, 2004
Raised on Radio: Underage Youth More Likely to Hear Alcohol Ads on Radio Than Adults
Alcohol Industry Reforms Need Monitoring

December 19, 2003
Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth Statement Regarding Findings of the Monitoring the Future Survey
Statement attributable to Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth

September 30, 2003
Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth Statement Regarding U.S. Senate Hearing on Underage Drinking
Statement Attributable to Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth

September 9, 2003
Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth Statement Regarding Federal Trade Commission Report on Alcohol Advertising
Statement by Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University

September 9, 2003
Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth Statement Regarding NAS/IOM Report, "Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility"
Statement attributable to Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth

July 14, 2003
New Survey Shows Parents Troubled by Underage Drinking and Alcohol Companies' Advertising Practices
Poll finds that parents of teens think alcohol ads have a serious effect on teen drinking habits

June 19, 2003
African-American Youth Overexposed to Alcohol Advertising
Alcohol companies placed ads on the 15 television shows most popular with underage African-American youth

May 13, 2003
Statement Regarding JAMA Article: "Alcohol Advertising in Magazines and Adolescent Readership"
By David Jernigan, Ph.D., research director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University

April 30, 2003
Hispanic Youth Exposed to More Alcohol Advertising Than Non-Hispanic Youth

April 10, 2003
States Critical in Protecting Youth from Alcohol Marketing
Report details state-by-state legal statutes that can protect youth

April 10, 2003
Statement Regarding CDC-MMWR Study on Point-of-Purchase Alcohol Marketing
By David Jernigan, Ph.D., research director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University

April 2, 2003
Radio Daze: Alcohol Ads Tune in Underage Youth
New Study Shows Underage Youth Hear More Radio Ads for Beer and Spirits than Adults

April 2, 2003
DeWine, Dodd to Monitor Marketing of Alcohol to Youth
Senators announced their intention to monitor underage drinking trends and the extent to which alcohol industry advertising is reaching underage youth, including possibly holding a hearing on the issue.

March 25, 2003
Statement Regarding Congresswoman Roybal-Allard's House Speech
By Jim O'Hara, Executive Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth

February 3, 2003
Alcohol Commercials Bowl Over Responsibility Ads
Youth 60 times more likely to see TV ads promoting alcohol than industry-funded responsibility ads

December 17, 2002
Youth See More TV Commercials for Beer than for Sneakers, Gum or Jeans
Former FDA Commissioner Kessler calls for real reforms of alcohol marketing practices

October 22, 2002
Testimony of David H. Jernigan Ph.D.
to the Assembly Standing Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

September 24, 2002
New Study Shows Underage Youth a Target of Alcohol Marketing
Youth are more likely to see alcohol advertising than adults

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