Drunk bartenders ply patrons with drink

As NSW and other states struggle to promote responsible selling of alcohol, researchers have discovered that bars in Norway are actively promoting heavy drinking and over-serving,

In a study using actors who pretended to be drunk, they found over-serving occurred on more than eight out of ten occasions in defiance of poorly enforced local laws.

They report that Norway has a culture of intoxication and a broad acceptance of drunkenness.But they also cite a 1996 Australian study, which found a similar level of