Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

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Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu May 05, 2016 5:07 am

Ok; I agree that there is a problem with alcohol in Cambodia but mostly it's not the kids, it's the adults IMO. Also, its not the sra beer, it's the sra saw that's a problem, IMO again.
“The draft law on alcohol product control contains important measures that will have a direct impact on youth consumption of alcohol, including regulation of alcohol adverting, promotion and sponsorship and stronger measures on the licensing of alcohol manufacturers, importers, distributers and sellers of alcohol products.”

According to the Global School Health Survey conducted in 2013, one in 10 Cambodian students between the ages of 13 and 17 reported that they drank alcohol. Among those, nearly one-third indicated that they drank two or more drinks when they did consume alcohol.

The law, which was drafted in July last year but has yet to be approved, sets the legal age limit for alcohol consumption at 21, with Cambodia being among a small number of countries that has no legal drinking age.
Last year, the WHO revealed that alcohol caused more than 2,000 deaths and injuries, amounting to $44 million worth of damages every year.

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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by John Bingham » Thu May 05, 2016 8:46 am

Agreed, I don't know if I've ever noticed young teenagers here drinking. It's always been pretty common back home.
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by juansweetpotato » Thu May 05, 2016 9:05 am

I'd just make those shit beer companies produce something clean and drinkable, along with forcing them to lower their prices so that the poor don't have to resort to dogey rice wine. In any case its a moot point, as whether they're drinking or not most of them still act like assholes.

There was a midget or dwarf in his 30's or 40's outside Capital trying to make a living out of weighing people. When the tuk tuk drivers spotted him they started picking him up like he was a child and taking the piss out of him. This was in the early PM so they weren't even that drunk.

Yet another display of how Khmer like to be more pwerful than one another. The kids haven't got a chance. I'm surprised they aren't all alchies already.
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by John Bingham » Thu May 05, 2016 9:11 am

juansweetpotato wrote: In any case its a moot point, as whether they're drinking or not most of them still act like assholes.
Thanks for reminding us what a bigot you are again.
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by juansweetpotato » Thu May 05, 2016 9:25 am

John Bingham wrote:
juansweetpotato wrote: In any case its a moot point, as whether they're drinking or not most of them still act like assholes.
Thanks for reminding us what a bigot you are again.

Just like that wife that was screaming at me that her husband doesn't take drugs when I was trying to help her save his life because he had OD'd, I still help them though. You may well admire dwarf-tossing along with your K440 pals, but I don't. That shit is beyond bigotry and goes into the realms of the incredible and unbelievably stupid. These tuk tuk drivers were in their 30's and 40's.

BTW when your talking to me please take off that ridiculous Khmer accent. Your not Khmer you know. Not my judgment, theirs.
Plus I thought it was alright to be a bigot to bigots?
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by John Bingham » Thu May 05, 2016 9:53 am

I saw some English people behaving badly, so obviously all English are just as bad. Great logic there buddy.
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by bolueeleh » Thu May 05, 2016 9:53 am

juansweetpotato wrote:Yet another display of how Khmer like to be more pwerful than one another.
its human nature, its everybody, everywhere
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by Kuroneko » Thu May 05, 2016 11:08 am

Back in 2012 - Nearly 2,000 people died in traffic accidents in Cambodia in 2012, a doubling of the death toll over the last seven years, according to the World Health Organization.
In Cambodia, drunk driving is second only to speeding as a major risk factor for road crashes and casualties, factoring in 14% of road traffic fatalities, according to the Road Crash Victim Information System. Two out of three of these fatalities were drivers and riders 15 to 34 years old.

To translate the Prime Minister’s recommendation into road safety action, the Ministry of Information has informed the media that all alcohol advertisements should contain the visual and audio warning: “If You Drink, Do Not Drive”. Furthermore, all advertisements that mislead the public by luring teenagers and young adults to consume alcohol through rewards are forbidden.
http://www.wpro.who.int/mediacentre/rel ... 121024/en/

Road safety annual report 2015

Vulnerable road users (motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists) represent more than 80% of traffic casualties in Cambodia. Riders of motorised two-wheelers are the most vulnerable road users. In 2014, they represented 80% of the motorised vehicle fleet and 72% of all fatalities. Improving the safety of motorcyclists is a key priority in Cambodia

In 2013, a peak of drink-driving fatalities was observed between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. (13%). Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays had the highest percentages of alcohol related fatalities: 20%, 16% and 15% respectively. The percentage of fatalities during night time (57%) was higher than during day time. According to RCVIS, 92% of at-fault drivers in drink-driving crashes were motorbike drivers. http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/docserver/ ... AC4A701590
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by bolueeleh » Thu May 05, 2016 11:14 am

it does not says how many of these 2 wheelers died becoz of weaving in n out of traffic or turning without checking blindspot or dashing across the road or going in the opposite direction or riding in the blindspot of another vehicle.
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Re: Alcohol laws will save Cambodian youth ?

Post by SinnSisamouth » Thu May 05, 2016 11:44 am

I bet 92% of all crashes were because of motorbike riders regardless if they are pissed
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