About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment
LONDON, ENGLAND--British medical specialists in addiction--particularly alcoholism--are bitterly critical of the Report of the Departmental Committee on Liquor Licensing (the Erroll Committee Report) which recently recommended "Continental-style" drinking hours for England and Wales.
The committee's main recommendations were: to lower the legal age for drinking from 18 to 17; to allow children in bars if the licensee approves; to allow public houses to open up to 14 hours a day (instead of the current 8 1/2 hours) and to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages in all restaurants and...
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