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Reason #3 why St. Pete should have a later ‘last call’

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Great Britain recently liberalized alcohol laws by allowing 24 hour drinking.  The result?  In the three months after the law went into effect, alcohol-related crime and violence have dropped significantly over the same period,  Serious violent crime has fallen over one-fifth and injuries have fallen 14%. Licensing minister James Purnell said: “The predictions that licensing reform would lead to an immediate upsurge in crime haven’t borne out.”

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Reason #3 why St. Pete should have a later ‘last call’

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

Great Britain recently liberalized alcohol laws by allowing 24-hour drinking.  The result?  In the three months after the law went into effect, alcohol-related crime and violence have dropped significantly over the same period,  Serious violent crime has fallen over one-fifth and injuries have fallen 14%. Licensing minister James Purnell said: “The predictions that licensing reform would lead to an immediate upsurge in crime haven’t borne out.”

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