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Think - Before You Buy Under 18s Drink - Launch

Hon Jim Anderton
Associate Minister of Health, Chair of the Ministerial Action Group on Alcohol and Drugs
7 July 2003 Advisory

Anderton launches “Think - Before You Buy Under 18s Drink”

Tuesday, 8 July 2003

11:00 am Launch "Think Before You Supply Under 18s" youth alcohol campaign.
Grand Slam Liquor Store
80 Kent Terrace

THINK: Before You Buy Under 18s Drink –
A public awareness campaign aimed at encouraging adults to think about the consequences of supplying alcohol to minors.

The Wellington Liquor Liaison Group is a multi agency and industry group focused on reducing alcohol related harm. The group comprises Wellington Police, the Hospitality Association of New Zealand, Wellington City Council’s Liquor Licensing division, the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand, Beer Wines and Spirits Association of New Zealand, Regional Public Health and ACC.

The THINK campaign reminds adults – including parents – and youth in their late teens to think about their kids, their mates and the consequences before supplying minors with alcohol. The campaign is supported by a range of advertising and point of sale material including counter mats, posters, flyers and stickers.



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