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[rte.ie] Alcohol sponsorship report presented to Dáil. (08 Nov 2013)

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The chairman of the Oireachtas Transport and Communications Committee has presented the report on the sponsorship of sporting events by alcohol companies in the Dáil.

Mayo TD, John O'Mahony said a ban would have a negative impact on sport at a "grassroots level" and would also pose difficulties for Ireland hosting international sporting events.

He told the Dáil that while he fully supported the main aim of the National Substance Misuse Strategy to ban sponsorship, more needed to be done to look at replacing current funding streams....

[To read the debate, click on the related link below].

 

Item Type:News
Source:rte.ie
Date:8 November 2013
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Drugs and alcohol industry or business
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
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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