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Ban on 'irresponsible' pub promotions being considered

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Home Secretary Alan Johnson is announcing plans for a ban on "irresponsible" pub promotions as part of a mandatory code for alcohol retailers in England and Wales.

The proposal includes a ban on "all you can drink" offers, women drink free deals and speed-drinking competitions.

Andy Tighe reports.

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