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Are parents raising a nation of young boozers?


The chances of young teenagers drinking to excess is more than doubled if they see their parents drunk, according to a report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

The BBC's Bob Walker spoke to some parents at a coffee shop in the affluent Wollaton area of Nottingham.

Dr Aric Sigman, fellow of the Royal Society of Biology and author of Alcohol Nation, and the Telegraph columnist Cassandra Jardine debate the best way to better attitudes towards booze.

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