Amsterdam clubs launch ID scheme

Nine Amsterdam nightclubs are introducing compulsory ID cards for clubbers – which will include names, addresses, photos and details of illegal drugs use or other unacceptable behaviour. The aim of the card is to make clubs safer and counteract discriminatory door policy, a spokesman said.

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