ALICE RAP Science Findings

The ALICE RAP Science Findings give a simple (1-2 page) account of each of the main results coming out of the different lines of research undertaken in the project. Each Science Finding gives a summary of the results and links to further reading and the more detailed ALICE RAP deliverable reports.

The full volume of science findings is now available for download.

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AR Science Findings 30- Channels of corporate influence AR Science Findings 30- Channels of corporate influence

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Corporate actors use a wider variety of channels to engage with policy makers. Not all of these are openly acknowledged. Policy makers’ are not always aware of these channels with potentially serious consequences for evidence based policy making.

Key words: channels, political action, addictions, corporate actors

 

Lead author(s): Miller

AR Science Findings 31 - Effect of alcohol advertisement AR Science Findings 31 - Effect of alcohol advertisement

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In-lab exposure to alcohol advertisement causes physiological cue-reactivity and craving in alcohol dependent patients. However, the level of exposure to alcohol adverts in patients’ daily lives can not be demonstrated to affect the course of alcohol dependence.

Key words: craving, advertisement, alcohol, dependence

 

Lead author(s): Witteman

AR Science Findings 32 - Online Bingo AR Science Findings 32 - Online Bingo

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Online bingo websites use a range of strategies to draw in new users, foster emotional attachment and encourage heavier involvement in gambling.

Key words: online bingo, marketing, gambling, belonging, excessive use

 

Lead author(s): Stead

AR Science Findings 33 - Share of consumption AR Science Findings 33 - Share of consumption

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Addicts account for a substantial share of both tobacco and alcohol consumption across Europe.

Key words: tobacco, alcohol, addicts, share of consumption

 

Lead author(s): Baumberg

AR Science Findings 34 - Business tactics AR Science Findings 34 - Business tactics

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Imprisoned drug dealers reported that they aimed to sell mainly to regular customers and employed tactics to secure a stable customer base, including offering discounts, providing credit and even occasionally, offering  ‘freebies’ or ‘extras’ to regular customers.

Key words: suppliers, drug dealing, tactics, customer service

Lead author(s): Tzvetkova, Pardal, Disley