‘Booze curtain’ to be abolished for smaller shops

The shops in question were going to have to cover all their alcohol with a curtain to prevent children from seeing it

24th September, 2017
Minister for Health Simon Harris

The government is set to abolish its planned ‘booze curtain’ for smaller shops.

The shops in question were going to have to cover all their alcohol with a curtain to prevent children from seeing it. But under the new plan, shops are expected to be allowed to avoid having any curtains.

However, they will not allowed to display alcohol behind the till. They will have to move the alcohol to another section of...

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