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Urgent action needed to combat teenage drinking - MHK

An Onchan MHK is repeating calls for alcohol to be sold in segregated areas in shops, after a report highlighted the problem of teenage binge drinking in the Isle of Man.

Liberal Vannin Party leader Peter Karran says one way of tackling the issue would be to have separate tills only with booze.

He says he has already floated the idea, but so far has seen little action from government.

Mr Karran says the fact teenagers in the Island drink more than their counterparts in almost every other country means urgent measures are needed:

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