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Addiction

07 March 2011

Happy hour linked to pub violence

A Cardiff University study has established a link between pub violence and happy hour-style drinking promotions.

A Cardiff University study has established a link between pub violence and happy hour-style drinking promotions. The findings also show that pub staff themselves need to do more to stop heavily intoxicated customers from continuing to drink.

  • The greatest change in customers' intoxication levels between entry and exit.
  • Price promotions on drinks.

The team also found that simple observation of customers staggering or slurring their speech was a very accurate predicator of the levels of intoxication recorded by the breathalysers.

 

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