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Full Coverage: Alcohol Purchase Age Remains At 18

Scoop Full Coverage: Alcohol Purchase Age Remains At 18

Parliament: MPs Vote 72 to 49 Against Bill To Raise Drinking Age - MPs voted down the Sale of Liquor (Youth Alcohol Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill last night 72 votes to 49 on its Second Reading. The bill will not proceed any further. The Government is however going to conduct a review into under-age drinking.

  • NZ Govt - Review of supply and sale of liquor welcomed
  • Greens - Keeping it 18 allows real problems to be addressed
  • Maori Party - Sharples: Sale of Liquor Amendment Bill
  • Focus On The Family - Educators Stunned at Drinking Age Vote
  • Sua William Sio - Disappointment At Retaining Drinking Age At 18
  • Alcohol Advisory Council - Alcohol Review Positive Move Says ALAC
  • Clan McGillicuddy - Teenage drinking problem solved
  • Otago Polytechnic Student's Association - Youth Harm Avoided: For Now
  • Matt Robson - Robson-On-Politics: Vote on alcohol purchase age
  • Hospitality Association - Politicians came to right decision, says HANZ
  • Keep It 18 Campaign - Keep-it-18! Campaign Happy With Result
  • Alcohol Watch - Hospitality Industries Only Winners
  • Victoria Students Association - VUWSA backs ‘keep it 18’ campaign
  • Progressive Party - Evidence and public support raising purchasing age
  • United Future - Copeland's amendment to drinking age bill
  • Green Party - Cross-party youth action on drinking age
  • Keep it 18 - Alarmist Statements on Youth Drinking Misleading
  • Keep It 18 Campaign - Party Youth Wings get together to 'Keep It 18'
  • ACT On Campus - ACT On Campus Applauds The Keep it 18 Campaign
  • Alcohol Healthwatch - Keep it 18 campaigners have missed point of debate
  • Focus on Family - Time To Quit Costly Social Experiment on Children

  • Review Announced:
  • NZ Govt - Govt to review supply, sale of liquor to under 18s
  • Progressive Party - Parliamentarians urged not to be fooled by review
  • NZ Drug Foundation - Review of underage alcohol supply limited
  • Keep It 18 Campaign - Campaign Applauds Review of Minors Alcohol Supply
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