<body> Public Ad Campaign: New York Bans Alcohol Ads on Most City Property
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

New York Bans Alcohol Ads on Most City Property

Advertising through repetition makes more likely that you will do something. It is an exercise of soft power that tips the scale one way in favor of those doing the advertising. Like the house at a casino. They don't win all the time, but the odds are in their favor. Advertising doesn't make you do something, but it makes it more likely. Considering alcohol has it's own addictive pull, we probably shouldn't give it any more advantages.

Eighteen months after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority banned alcohol advertisements on New York City buses, in subway cars and in stations, the City of New York has followed suit, instituting its own ban on most city-owned properties. More [HERE]

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