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Alcohol

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Better education and more information about the effects. Have alcohol-free discos and make sure shops donít sell alcohol to young people. A system using proper ID cards might help.

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I love alcohol in sensible amounts, especially pale ale and sloe gin. My friend says 'peace to all t.....(read more...) (6)
Dirty.J
03/05/2000 12:20
 
I think under 18's (like me) are going to get hold of alcohol unless the government goes down the ro.....(read more...) (0)
Joel
06/05/2000 18:07
 
I can understand why bars and clubs ect don't allow under 18 in because of drink problems, but where.....(read more...) (0)
Elizabeth
09/05/2000 19:15
 
no one should drink inless you are 18 or you might want a few cans you know (0)
David
10/05/2000 20:51
 
Up The AGES or lower them as if I give a flying monkey (0)
Jimbob McC
12/05/2000 12:22
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I THINK THAT THE AGE OF DRINKING SHOULD BE LOWERED TO 16, BECAUSE I FEEL THAT PEOPLE ARE MATURE AT T.....(read more...) (7)
ANON
12/05/2000 12:23
 
How can the government expect us to stop drinking underage if every "adult" social event revolves ar.....(read more...) (0)
"the tams"
18/05/2000 12:26
 
Alcohol is a feature of life for adolescents whether or not we agree with it. It is important to kee.....(read more...) (0)
cath
18/05/2000 14:02
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Alcohol is, sadly, very important to young people. The facts must be made known more objectively wi.....(read more...) (1)
Veronica
18/05/2000 14:04
 
I dont think people under the age of 18 should drink. (0)
Lyndsay .B.
18/05/2000 17:32
 
i think they whould make peole drive cars at the age of 17 (0)
power to the great one
18/05/2000 17:36
 
i think the children should be able to be free in sted of thwere mums and dads keppinh#g them in pow.....(read more...) (0)
the pojkemon master
18/05/2000 17:40
 
Drink is okay as long as your sensible. I have drank and was really sick, it was awful and my parent.....(read more...) (0)
Mrs Seth Green
18/05/2000 17:42
 
I think young people should be able to drink alchohal because were going to do it anyway and i.....(read more...) (0)
Billy
18/05/2000 17:44
 
I think that it isn't right for adults to preach to children about alcohol and then drink themselves.....(read more...) (0)
Elliot
18/05/2000 17:47
 
i think alcohol should be made available to people at the age of 16 because then, people are a bit m.....(read more...) (0)
Big Jim
19/05/2000 15:11
 
Where I come From (Stronsay a little island in Orkney) we do not have a big problem with alcoh.....(read more...) (0)
Richard
23/05/2000 19:47
 
I think that the age for drinking should be lowered to 16 year olds. It teaches us to be more mature.....(read more...) (0)
Jamie
24/05/2000 20:01
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i think that alcohol should be made cheaper especially spirits. (2)
david
24/05/2000 20:02
 
I think that the price of alcohol should be increased and the price of soft drinks decreased. Soft d.....(read more...) (0)
Amy
26/05/2000 14:09
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I like lots of alcohol in large amounts only, otherwise theres no point. Whats the point of dri.....(read more...) (5)
Harry
26/05/2000 15:14
 
underagers are awlays going to be able to get drink, there is not very much that can be done to stop.....(read more...) (0)
Ryan
26/05/2000 16:06
 
Alcohol is a very dangearous thing for young people to be using & i think that adults who are servin.....(read more...) (0)
robert
30/05/2000 18:57
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I think more should be done to educate teenagers on the dangers of drink. I am not against drinking.....(read more...) (1)
Mary
30/05/2000 23:22
 
The minimum legal age for purchasing alcohol should stay at eighteen. It means that children are di.....(read more...) (0)
Jojo
31/05/2000 10:10
 
I think that having a small amount of bevie is ok as long as you don't take too much because you cou.....(read more...) (0)
gary mcn.
31/05/2000 13:34
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bevie is ok (1)
gazza
31/05/2000 13:53
 
alchol is fun (0)
KATIE
31/05/2000 14:04
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Alcohol is a good thing because if you do something stupid you can blame it on the booze (1)
Joanne
31/05/2000 20:30
 
I think that if you can get cigarettes at 16, then you should be able to get alcohol at 16. because .....(read more...) (0)
Jenna
01/06/2000 08:57
 
Some of my friends have been geting drunk and their mums and dads have been letting them get drunk. .....(read more...) (0)
Laura-May
01/06/2000 13:50
 
I THINK THEY SHOULD BRING THE AGE LIMIT DOWN TO 16 OR 17 (0)
ADAM
01/06/2000 14:48
 
I feel that it is wise for under 18's not to drink, however i think that making no alcohol available.....(read more...) (0)
Belle
01/06/2000 15:58
 
my dad bought 24 cans of guiness and thay were all gone in two days flat and he is in the pub every.....(read more...) (0)
anon
01/06/2000 18:35
 
Drinking is a matter of personal choice. We think its acceptable as long as its done sensibly and p.....(read more...) (0)
Nikki&co
02/06/2000 13:11
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I think that the amount of teenagers that drink are disgusting because when they drink they get all .....(read more...) (2)
Natalie
02/06/2000 14:01
 
Wait a second here!!! You can leave school, smoke and even get MARRIED at the age of 16 but no,.....(read more...) (0)
Vicky
02/06/2000 15:19
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My mother is an active alcoholic, and has been for 30yrs. as a result, she now has 4yrs to live, bec.....(read more...) (2)
Cola
04/06/2000 01:30
 
The legal drinking age should not be lowered. At 18 years, most young people aren't mature enough t.....(read more...) (0)
twev
04/06/2000 12:27
 
Please never ever ban alcohol for under 21's! I believe that 18 year olds are more than sensible en.....(read more...) (0)
Kirky
04/06/2000 18:47
 
WE ARE ONLY 16 AND WE CAN GET ALCOHOL!!!!! WE ENJOY A DRINK BUT WE KNOW WHEN TO STOP WE DON'T GO TO .....(read more...) (0)
MEL AND BEC
05/06/2000 09:17
 
Theres nothing wrong with gaetting out your face (0)
john
05/06/2000 11:50
 
I think that the law should keep the drinking age till 18 because teenagers could do something that .....(read more...) (0)
Jennifer
06/06/2000 13:50
 
I think Alcohol is great, you can't beat a glass of vintage lambrusco before the hunt. It goes bril.....(read more...) (0)
Sabastian
06/06/2000 15:14
 
people should enjoy the joys of alcohol from an early age (0)
cessel
06/06/2000 20:48
 
I think young people should be left to find out for themselfs regarding alcohol. I am just about ei.....(read more...) (0)
Samantha
07/06/2000 10:59
 
Every time I go out there is alcohol. If my friends are drinking then I will drink. Thats the way it.....(read more...) (0)
Muggie
07/06/2000 13:58
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The first time i was drunk i was really stupid and didnt know when to stop and became violently sick.....(read more...) (1)
BJ
07/06/2000 14:08
 
Everywhere i go out, alcohol is a big part of the atmosphere and this is something that we have been.....(read more...) (0)
steph
07/06/2000 14:08
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Everyone is gonna get drunk no matter what anyone says. Beleive me young people can find ways to get.....(read more...) (1)
Stephanie
07/06/2000 20:47
 
Drinking is fine if it's small amounts but if it's younger people then it can do permanent damage. I.....(read more...) (0)
jkj, 12
08/06/2000 09:39
 
people drink too much,they drive and drink and get arrested. (0)
ryan
08/06/2000 09:41
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smaller businesses should be monitored more closely by the police because it's they who are guilty o.....(read more...) (1)
Angus
08/06/2000 10:01
 
i think alchol is alright but in small quantities. but that doesn't mean that everyone has to drink (0)
tim
08/06/2000 13:58
 
i like alcohol, but we should be careful how much we drink!! (0)
lorna
11/06/2000 17:50
 
Alcohol is good in small amounts but can kill in large binges (0)
RYAN
12/06/2000 14:22

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