raising the age is good - As a principle I'm never happy about government measures that add a tax to control people . Sugar might be next.
What about limiting availability? by reducing the number of liquor licenses in an area and limiting the hours alcohol can be sold? Another area that needs looking at is responsibility. At present we expect alcohol retailers to police under age drinking. This isn't fair on them. Place the blame where it lies and fine under age drinkers and purchasers instead of the retailer.
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