Attituddes towards social crimes

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  • Attitudes towards social crime
    • Driving offences
      • Driving horse-drawn carriage drunk became illegal in 1872.
      • 1967 set max limit for amount of alcohol to have in their blood and drive
      • It was still considered normal to drive drunk as late as 1970's
      • Gov ads highlighted risks and changed attitudes
      • Today, it's shunned upon
    • Drug Taking
      • Misuse of Drugs Act (1971)  made most drug illegal
      • Some argue it's not a problem if it doesn't harm others.
        • Others say legalisation is needed to help tackle crimes associated with drug-dealing


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