INCREASING THE PRICE OF ALCOHOL

One of the most important policies to protect young people is to increase the price of alcohol.

Many young people are said to be price sensitive - that means their purchasing changes more than other groups when the price of alcohol goes up. This is usually because they have limited amounts of money to buy alcohol.

RESTRICTING ALCOHOL ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP

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INCREASING THE MINIMUM LEGAL PURCHASE AGE

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REDUCING AVAILABILITY OF ALCOHOL IN THE COMMUNITY

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