Upward trend in councils introducing ‘ethical’ ad policies

Great news! The impact of advertising on health and wellbeing is beginning to be really understood with local councils leading the way by introducing content restrictions on the ad sites that they control linked to addressing Public Health goals. Research on Characterizing restrictions on commercial advertising and sponsorship of harmful commodities in local government policies:…Continue reading Upward trend in councils introducing ‘ethical’ ad policies

What are the links between outdoor advertising and obesity?

Over the last few months the Lords Select Committee on Food, Diet and Obesity have been meeting to consider the role of foods, such as ‘ultra-processed foods’, and foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), in driving the UK’s obesity epidemic. The committee sessions have heard from a range of experts on the definitions…Continue reading What are the links between outdoor advertising and obesity?

Adfree Cities Newsletter – Black Friday special edition, November 2023

This is a copy of our monthly newsletter. If you’d like to receive updates from Adfree Cities or your local Adblock group by email, sign up to our mailing lists now. Welcome to a Black Friday special edition of the Adfree Cities newsletter. Don’t panic – we’re not trying to sell anything! Quite the opposite….Continue reading Adfree Cities Newsletter – Black Friday special edition, November 2023