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Alcohol minimum pricing rules to be fast-tracked by Cabinet | The Irish Times

Alcohol minimum pricing rules to be fast-tracked by Cabinet | The Irish Times

The Government is set to fast-track new laws to clamp down on cheap alcohol sales in off-licences and supermarkets, with the Cabinet expected to approve plans within the next two weeks. The Sunday Independent also reports that controversial minimum unit pricing rules for wine, beer, and spirits will come into effect within 12 months, meaning […]

Wales delays minimum unit pricing until 2020 | Drinks Retailing News

Wales delays minimum unit pricing until 2020 | Drinks Retailing News

Wales has been forced to delay plans to introduce a minimum unit price of 50p on alcohol until at least 2020 after a challenge from Portugal. The Welsh government aims to follow in the footsteps of Scotland by introducing MUP in a bid to “reduce the devastation caused by alcohol harm”. Lawmakers in Scotland had […]

Alcohol sales in Scotland hit 25 year low after minimum unit pricing introduced | The Independent

Alcohol sales in Scotland hit 25 year low after minimum unit pricing introduced | The Independent

Alcohol sales in Scotland fell to their lowest level since records began in 1994 in the first year that ministers set a minimum price of 50p per alcoholic unit. In 2018, the volume of alcohol sold in Scotland fell 3 per cent from 2017. However this was still equivalent to 9.9 litres of pure ethanol per adult on average – or […]

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

ALCOHOL sales in Scotland fell to an all-time low in the year that minimum pricing came into force. The latest data, for 2018, reveals that adults in Scotland are now consuming less alcohol than they have since records began in 1994. Teenagers are also less likely than ever to have tried alcohol, with the percentage […]

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

ALCOHOL sales in Scotland fell to an all-time low in the year that minimum pricing came into force. The latest data, for 2018, reveals that adults in Scotland are now consuming less alcohol than they have since records began in 1994. Teenagers are also less likely than ever to have tried alcohol, with the percentage […]

Pennsylvania’s Failed Experiment in Flexible Pricing | FreedomWorks

Pennsylvania’s Failed Experiment in Flexible Pricing | FreedomWorks

As with 16 states — including like Alabama, Ohio, and Virginia — at the end of Prohibition, Pennsylvania chose to establish a system of total state control over alcohol, banning private alcohol sales and creating a state monopoly. Established in 1933 to comply with the 21st Amendment, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) elected to […]

The effects of alcohol pricing policies on consumption, health, social and economic outcomes, and health inequality in Australia: a protocol of an epidemiological modelling study. | Docwire

The effects of alcohol pricing policies on consumption, health, social and economic outcomes, and health inequality in Australia: a protocol of an epidemiological modelling study. | Docwire

Abstract INTRODUCTION: Alcohol use and misuse are associated with substantial health and social issues in Australia and internationally. Pricing policy is considered as one of the most effective means to reduce risky drinking and related harms. This protocol paper describes a study that will model and estimate the effects, effectiveness and cost-benefit of alcohol pricing […]

Minimum alcohol pricing was a risk that had to be taken | The Scotsman

Minimum alcohol pricing was a risk that had to be taken | The Scotsman

Scotland has an alcohol problem and a minimum price should help – a view now backed by the World Health Organisation, based on evidence in Canada and Russia. It was a politically dangerous decision to make Scotland, a country famous for, among other things, whisky, one of just six places around the world to have […]

Health experts call for European countries to follow Scotland’s lead on minimum alcohol pricing | The Scotsman

Health experts call for European countries to follow Scotland’s lead on minimum alcohol pricing | The Scotsman

Health experts have called on countries across Europe to follow Scotland’s lead in introducing alcohol minimum pricing as they recommended daily consumption levels equivalent to less than a small bottle of beer. Specialists from the World Health Organisation (WHO), meeting in Edinburgh, said that while it was too early to gauge the impact of minimum […]

Health expert calls for minimum alcohol pricing across Europe | The National

Health expert calls for minimum alcohol pricing across Europe | The National

Professor Jurgen Rehm, an adviser to the World Health Organisation (WHO), suggested people should drink no more than one unit of alcohol per day. Speaking at a joint meeting on alcohol and health being held in Edinburgh, led by the WHO and the Alcohol Policy Network in Europe, Rehm said minimum pricing is serious “ammunition” […]