‘Not necessarily the healthiest idea’: Japan encourages young people to drink more | The World

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Japan has launched a competition to come up with ways to boost alcohol consumption among younger adults.

It’s due to a drop in tax revenues — but it’s prompted a backlash on social media.

Consultant and long-term Japan resident, Melanie Brock, explains the campaign could encourage an unhealthy drinking culture.

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