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    Quote Originally Posted by pollution View Post
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    An article in last week's Times said that 15 to 25 year olds are drinking a lot less than they did 10 years ago. Apologies for not having that link.

    Education is the right way, not punishing the majority of responsible drinkers Commie style.
    I agree with you about education but, make no mistake, this isn't punishing the majority. It's punishing a minority. It just so happens that that minority is the low-paid and those in poverty.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PeeJay View Post
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    Think maybe the best way forward is to let Scotland try it out first and we'll see what he results are - then take it from there
    I'm all for that. It's a low-cost experiment, with potentially huge benefits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeeJay View Post
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    Think maybe the best way forward is to let Scotland try it out first and we'll see what he results are - then take it from there
    Something in the back of my head suggests this has been tried before, the thoughts of the Scottish public were discounted until the "British" public made their voices heard by rioting down in that the London,,,,

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    biscuit policy vacuum

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    Does the minimum pricing apply to Wholesalers?
    EG Makro/Costco etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Billy Whizz View Post
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    Does the minimum pricing apply to Wholesalers?
    EG Makro/Costco etc
    Yes, it does, unless the buyer can prove they have a licence to sell alcohol to the public.

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    Increasing prices on the cheapest drink only punishes one particular set of fellow human beings.

    There is nothing more expensive than being poor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Exile View Post
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    Increasing prices on the cheapest drink only punishes one particular set of fellow human beings.

    There is nothing more expensive than being poor.
    Great line

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    Quote Originally Posted by CropleyWasGod View Post
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    Yes, it does, unless the buyer can prove they have a licence to sell alcohol to the public.
    Ok thanks, thought it may have been a loop hole for cheaper Whisky😎

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    Quote Originally Posted by snooky View Post
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    Great line
    Doesn’t really apply to this debate though.

    GIRLS DONT LIKE BOYS GIRLS LIKE SIMON MURRAY

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    Quote Originally Posted by lord bunberry View Post
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    Doesn’t really apply to this debate though.
    Agree but it's still a good line.
    Like "Life is cheap except with those who are dear"

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    Quote Originally Posted by snooky View Post
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    Agree but it's still a good line.
    Like "Life is cheap except with those who are dear"
    I like your line better, it has double meaning

    GIRLS DONT LIKE BOYS GIRLS LIKE SIMON MURRAY

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