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Re-education offered to young drinkers

24th November 2008

Young people who binge drink in Hertfordshire have been given the opportunity to reduce police fines if they attend alcohol re-education courses. 

Police usually fine binge drinkers £80, but young people will be told they can reduce this amount by half if they go on a course. Ian McNichol, chief executive of the charity Druglink, which organises the course, said: "You'll find quite often a number of young people are totally unaware of the fact that it [alcohol] causes harm."


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Article Information

Title: Re-education offered to young drinkers
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 9326
Date Added: 24th Nov 2008


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