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New Smirnoff site raises eyebrows over advertising alcohol to underage drinkers

News | 11/02/2001 5:00 am EST
Public interest groups are crying foul over a new Canadian web site promoting Smirnoff-brand vodka beverages because of its apparent appeal to kids too young to drink. The Media Awareness Network tells Canadian NEW MEDIA that the site typifies a longstanding complaint against the alcohol industry – that it can use cyberspace to promote alcohol to kids without the burden of regulation.

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