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While the west lothian question remains unanswered, one of its towns, Armdale, is experimenting with a possible answer to underage on street drinking – raising the age of purchase in off licences to 21. The scheme has previously operated in Cleveland with significant success. Update I have been told that in Irvinestown the DPP got the local off licences to adopt different coloured bags to make it easier for police to identify the source. Should off-licences be required to have identifiable bags?

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