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[RTE News] Oireachtas committee opposes ending sponsorship of sports events by drinks companies. (16 Jun 2013)

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A draft report by the Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended that the ban on sponsorship of sporting events by the drinks industry is not merited.

The unpublished report seen by RTÉ's The Week in Politics said the main sporting organisations in Ireland would suffer inordinately if legislation for a prohibition was introduced.

The sponsorship of sporting organisations by drinks companies has been in the spotlight following a consideration by the committee.

It has been examining recommendations by the national Substance Misuse Strategy Steering Group to phase out drinks industry sponsorship by 2016.....

 

Item Type:News
Source:RTE News
Date:16 June 2013
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Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Financial management > Sponsorship
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Substance industry or business
B Substances > Alcohol
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Marketing and public relations (advertising)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting > Sports based prevention

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