Counting the cost of alcohol for young peopleBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7017.1388a (Published 25 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1388
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Alcohol is at least as great a threat to child health and welfare as drugs, says a joint report from the Royal College of Physicians and the British Paediatric Association. The report outlines the extent of damage resulting from alcohol and makes a number of recommendations concerning parents, young people, and sales and pricing of alcohol.
The report, Alcohol and the Young, makes it clear that the harm caused to young people by alcohol results not only from drinking by …