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

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Beyond Consumerism – Adfree Cities National Conference 2022

Beyond Consumerism: Reducing the Brain Pollution from AdvertisingNational Conference hosted by Adfree Cities & Badvertising 🗓️ Saturday 14th May 2022, 10am – 5pm📍 Conway Hall, London Catch up on the day with videos and sounds recordings now available here. Are there too many adverts everywhere you look, do they seem to follow you around? It’s…Continue reading Beyond Consumerism – Adfree Cities National Conference 2022

Stop advertising harmful products in Lambeth

Adblock Lambeth has launched a campaign against advertising that promotes harmful products and services. We have written to all councillors in the borough asking them to support a ban of any outdoor advertising for junk food (HFSS, or High in Fat Salt or Sugar), alcohol, gambling, payday loans and highly environmentally polluting products (such as…Continue reading Stop advertising harmful products in Lambeth