Majority back alcohol ban for under 18s

Some three-quarters of the Dutch back a ban on alcohol sales in cafés and supermarkets to those under 18, according to a TNS NIPO poll for RTL news on Tuesday evening.

A majority of teenagers aged 16 to 19 (71%) themselves support a ban.
On Monday, home affairs minister Guusje ter Horst called for a ban on the sale of alcohol to those under 18 and in supermarkets.

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