‘Nip’ ban having an impact in Chelsea

Cause disputed, but public drunkenness and litter way down

CHELSEA’S BAN on “nip” liquor bottles – the only one of its kind in the state — appears to be having the desired effect. In the year since the city banned sale of the tiny 50-ml bottles of hard liquor, public drunkenness has diminished, alcohol-related ambulance responses are way down, and there has been a reduction(...)

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