More “alcopops” have come on market since study was done

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7069.1397a (Published 30 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1397
  1. Mary-Ann McKibben
  1. Assistant director Alcohol Concern, London SE1 0EE

    EDITOR,—Neil McKeganey and colleagues' survey of the drinking patterns of schoolchildren in Dundee highlights concerns that the alcohol industry's development of designer drinks such as white ciders and fruit wines is exacerbating an already worrying level of drinking among under 18 year olds.1 From 1990 to 1994 the number of regular drinkers among the 11–15 age group rose considerably (from 13% to 17% in England, 15% to 19% in Wales, and …

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