Restricting access will do exactly what restricting access to any drug has ever done. It punishes those who are suffering a medical addiction, encourages a black market, takes money from legitimate businesses and gives that money and power to criminals.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."