ALCOPOPS


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Alcopops, which are sweeter than most alcoholic drinks and therefore more palatable for teenagers, have been widely blamed for fuelling binge drinking.
A council spokesman said: "Action was taken under the Food Label Regulations 1996 for removal of best before dates on 169 bottles of lager, alcopops and flavoured water and this was the second time Mr Sahni had been prosecuted this year for an offence of this nature.
Those rules should be expanded so they consider how alcopops are marketed as well.
Instead, we are making it much more expensive to buy super-strength lagers, ciders and alcopops, and using the extra revenue to cut taxes on low alcohol drinks.
Instead we are making it much more expensive to buy super-strength lagers, ciders and alcopops, and using the extra revenue to cut taxes on low alcohol drinks.
Discussion of the subject of underage drinking before a California State Senate committee in March focused a great deal on youths' attraction to alcopops, the bottled alcoholic beverages with packaging that resembles that of lemonade, iced tea, or soft drinks.
Gut-turningly saccharine, brashly flavoured and with a luminous colour more suited to nuclear fusion, alcopops swept through the country from the mid-1990s lowering the age of alcoholic consumption.
Adrian Pearson, 34, of Stephen Street, Hartlepool, admitted stealing alcopops from a 17-year-old youth and a 15-year-old girl on Wednesday, October 27, last year.
In February this year the government raised the tax on alcopops in reaction to this trend.
British drinkers are losing their taste for alcopops, according to a new report.
Psychologists from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, (Uwic) are calling for a change in parental attitudes to alcohol after research showed alcopops have replaced fizzy drinks at many children's parties.
One of the newest brands of alcopops is Jack Daniel's Original Hard Cola, a beer-type beverage sold in a brown bottle that bears the name of the famous Kentucky distillery.