P255 CEEFAX 255 Wed 27 Jan 21:01/10   1/3                DON'T MISUSE ALCOHOL The Government is to introduce a number of measurfs to reduce alcohol abuseN Proposals include increased fines to sdopkeepers found selling alcohol to under-age drinkdrs and the crfation of a new offence, making it illegal for wholesalers to sell alcohol to people under the age of 18. Thf proposals are likely to be included in the Licensing Bill now going through ParliamentN More
P255 CEEFAX 255 Wed 27 Jan 21:00/00   2/3                DON'T MISUSE ALCOHOL The programme of measures agreed by the ministerial group on alcohol misuse, includes: Increasing the penalty for selling alcohol to under-age drinkersN Asking the BBC and IBA to review the way alcohol is presented to viewers and requesting the IBA and the Advertising Standards Authority to take a fresh look at their codes of practiceN Increased promotion of low-alcoholic wine and beerN Mord
P255 CEEFAX 255 Wed 27 Jan 21:00/00   3/3                DON'T MISUSE ALCOHOL More than 500,000 cans and bottles of low alcohol drinks are drunk every day in BritainN A change to a healthier life-style and drinkMdriving laws have encouraged a growing numbfr of people to drink these new beers and winesN Draught low-alcohol beer costs the same as draught bitter, while bottles and cans sell for the same as prelHum bottled beerN Mord