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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

US regulators urged to probe online alcohol marketing

A digital watchdog and public health group urged US authorities Tuesday to investigate the online marketing practices of alcoholic beverage companies and their impact on young people.

The appeal to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state attorneys general came in a 34-page report issued by the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) and the Berkeley Media Studies Group of the Public Health Institute. . . . . .

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