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High booze sales to minors prompt new law

Published on 19/07/2010

Despite legislation that forbids the sale of beer and wine to under 16-year olds and hard liquor to under 18-year olds, a study just published by the Swiss alcohol board reveals that one in three sales still go through. The situation has improved since sale-tests started in 2000, but the law on alcohol currently in consultation plans new measures and a crackdown on persistent offenders.