Why are CHILDREN not aloud to buy ALCOHOL FREE drinks ?!

Question: Why are CHILDREN not aloud to buy ALCOHOL FREE drinks !?
Children can buy high caffeine drinks but are not aloud to buy alcohol free drinks - can someone make sense of our stupid laws !?Www@FoodAQ@Com

I assure you there is nothing stupid with this law which is in place to prevent youngsters getting used to the taste of alcohol!. There may be no alcohol in the beer you mention but the taste is there and as soon as you hit the age where you can drink you will be drinking it like pop instead of alcohol!. The idea is to stop the alcoholic binges that go on now amongst not only the young but the older drinkers!.

You mention that other European countries,like France let their children drink with them when eating meals!. I assure you that they limit their children to a small amount and they only drink with meals!. In
England people just drink neat alcohol!. The Europeans drink when they eat!. Big differenceWww@FoodAQ@Com

I'm assuming you mean things like alcohol free lager etc!?

It is silly, especially since children can buy Shandy with a little alcohol in!.

The reasoning behind this is because "alcohol free" drinks are aimed at adults, therefore illegal to sell to children!.

It is mad!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Its apparently because they still have an alcohol content, even tho its so small its pretty much not even there!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

My friend got asked for ID buying alcohol free beer, and asked why!Www@FoodAQ@Com

actually children are not supposed to be able to buy high caffiene drinks like RedBull / Relentless but it happens anyway

and im not sure maybe it will promote teen/child drinking!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

dude!.!.!. You should probably tell us first where you are from before anyone can help you!. The laws are different in Sudan, India, Pakistan etc!. So where are you from!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

Kids can buy cans of cola or pepsi etc or have they stopped selling them!.If they have then there barmy!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I live here in America and kids here can drink nonalcoholicdrinks!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I don't know where you live, but all the children I know can buy "free" drinks-even at restaurants and bars!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Who said they are not allowed!. they' re only soft drinks!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Children can buy alcohol free drinks where I come from!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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