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Beer festival exemplifies an 'immoral' nation

I have just returned from the Campaign for Real Ale's annual Great British Beer Festival in London, to which I was invited in order to see 'responsible drinking' being undertaken.

This disgusting experience merely confirmed that making alcohol expensive is not any kind of answer.

It cost £10 for admission and another £3 to obtain a glass before a single drop could be sampled, yet I could see considerable numbers of people whose consumption had been such that they would not have been legally (and, in several cases, physically) capable of driving a motor vehicle.

Only complete prohibition can save the health and morality of our nation.

JOHN EOIN DOUGLAS

Edinburgh

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