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‘Teenagers die from these practices’: Beer bong footage shines spotlight on ‘disturbing behaviour’ in sports club
Updated May 08, 2018 11:00:47 Footage of an underage Canberra Cavalry baseball player sculling alcohol through a beer bong has prompted health experts to accuse the club of failing in its duty of care. The video, obtained by the ABC, shows a 17-year-old player being encouraged to drink alcohol through a tube and funnel held by a senior teammate, after a home game in January.
There’s a new warning this morning that many Australians are unaware or under-estimate the health impact of long term alcohol consumption.
Many Australians remain oblivious to the link between alcohol misuse and disease, a national poll has found. The annual alcohol poll of 2018, commissioned by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), found fewer than half of respondents were aware that excessive alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of stroke (38 per cent).