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Kristen Davidson urges a pregnant pause for mums-to-be

A new campaign begins today, encouraging ACT businesses and organisations to become Pregnant Pause Community Heroes and join a growing network that supports mums-to-be having alcohol-free pregnancies. Pregnant Pause is a thriving community of pregnant women and their partners, support people, families and friends, focused on support and awareness that there is no "safe" amount of drinking, no "safe" alcohol-strength and no "safe" time during pregnancy to drink alcohol.

Fears over alcohol advertising during COVID-19 pandemic

The alcohol industry has been accused of taking advantage of a global health crisis by bombarding drinkers with online advertising and marketing.

Drinking more during iso?

Experts are concerned about a "deluge" of alcohol advertising during lock down encouraging unhealthy drinking. In just one hour on a Friday night, 107 sponsored alcohol advertisements were displayed on a user's Facebook and Instagram accounts, around one every 35 seconds.

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Empower women with the truth about alcohol harm

All alcohol advertisements should carry a health warning to provide greater protection for consumers – in particular to guard the right of children to safely interact in the digital world.