This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Rejected petition Ban Advertising of Alcohol

Ban all advertising of alcohol just like what was done with cigarettes.
My boyfriend is a recovering alcoholic and i have become more aware of the amount of advertising on the television, in magazines and billboards.
Everywhere you go, it is in your face!

This petition was rejected

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