GrogWatch - The Age - 21 May

21 May 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Push for P-plates until 25
The Age
21 May 2013
Forcing young drivers to remain on probationary licences until the age of 25 would cut Victoria’s road toll, says the state’s top traffic police officer.

Police push for limit on takeaway grog sales
ABC
21 May 2013
Police are calling for new limits on takeaway alcohol sales at the remote Northern Territory town of Borroloola in a bid to tackle shocking rates of suicide and domestic violence.

Girls in rehab for alcohol problems
Perth Now
19 May 2013
Esther Foundation executive director Patricia Lavater, a former Australian of the Year finalist, said the clientele at her drug and alcohol recovery program had changed in the past five years from drug users in their 20s to girls with alcohol problems aged just 13.

Police set to tackle Scotland’s alcohol problem at its roots
Herald Scotland
21 May 2013
Senior police will this week challenge drinks companies over the marketing, strength and added caffeine in their products.