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Beach-Goers Discuss the Pros & Cons of Beach Alcohol Ban

In January, 2008, San Diego's 1-year trial beach alcohol ban went into effect despite vocal opposition from some groups. The real test of the ban's attempt to make the beaches safer and saner for all

Beach-Goers Discuss the Pros & Cons of Beach Alcohol Ban

Tom Fudge : San Diego is more than six months into an interesting civic experiment. It was the beginning of this year that the city banned the consumption of alcohol on the beach.

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The booze ban was hard fought for several years. In fact, San Diego voters rejected a proposition to ban beach alcohol a couple years ago. But last year, local patience with drunkenness on the beach seemed to be running short. And the city council agreed to ban beach alcohol as a one-year experiment.

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