Crackdown on drunken teens

Police in Deventer are to crack down on teenage drinkers by fining them for being drunk in public, unless they agree to go on a course ­ together with their parents ­ about the risks of heavy drinking, Trouw reported this weekend. While drunken under-16s were a public nuisance, the long-term health risks associated with drinking too much were a more urgent problem, a
police spokesman told the paper.

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