Drunken revellers are encouraged to shut up by sucking on a lollipop.
From the BBC, "Lollipops to stop noisy revellers." According to this BBC piece "Pub lollipops making right noises:"
Research claims to show the sweets have reduced anti-social behaviour after drinking.
West Oxfordshire Community Safety Partnership has distributed 5,000 lollipops to premises in Witney. Police spokesman Dennis Evernden said: "The sugar rush has been shown to lower aggressive behaviour and reduce noise."
Could be a new direction for BID activities...
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