24th October 2015

Radio Prague: Czechs top European ladder in underage drinking

The Czech Republic currently has the worst record in Europe in underage drinking. In the past twenty years the number of teenagers who drink alcohol has doubled and according to an OECD report over 40 percent of 15-year-olds admitted to drinking on a regular basis. So what is driving teenagers to drink in such high numbers and why has nothing been done to curb the problem – those are questions I put to the head of the government’s National Anti-Drug Agency Jindřich Vobořil. Read more.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic