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Kingston Liquor Accord aims to curb dangerous drinking

Moorabbin Superintendent Bruce Wemyss has launched a new Kingston Liquor Accord to encourage responsible service and consumption of alcohol.

The accord has received more than a dozen signatures by local venue licensees and cuts down the length of happy hour (which is often not happy hour but happy four hours) and bans drink cards that can only be used in the same night.

Geoff Munro, national policy manager at the Australian Drug Foundation, says “this is not about preventing people from drinking but it is about discouraging people from drinking too much.”

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