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VK advert on Facebook banned over ‘irresponsible drinking’

Rapped knuckles: Global Brands' VK has been made to remove a Facebook advert by the ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint that Global Brands owned VK promoted unwise drinking styles and an advert placed on Facebook was “socially irresponsible”.

Live the Hooch life: half of the company's yearly marketing budget has been invested in the campaign

Hooch targets millions of drinkers with new ad campaign

Banned: Drink Doctor is not allowed to use this meme again

Alcohol delivery service scolded by ASA over ‘unwise’ memes

Image power: it can be beneficial to encourage customers to take photos and share them

Is social media ruining the UK's pub culture?

Top job: John Timothy will be the new chief executive of the Portman Group

Tesco exec takes top job at The Portman Group

Cool idea: M&B aims for new audience with alcoholic popsicle launch

M&B targets younger 'drinkers' with new alcoholic popsicles

Confirm: licensees need to ensure their wholesalers are registered

Pubs warned ‘watch out for duty cheats’ after rules tightened

Pricey: expensive alcohol drives booze value up

Pricey booze steadies wet sales in pubs

Positive: CAMRA national chair Colin Valentine

CAMRA backs report on health benefits of alcohol

Reinvention: WKD was transformed to attract a younger market

How the RTD category can grow sales in pubs

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