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Scottish minimum alcohol pricing to be passed The Scottish government said the minimum price would help tackle problem drinking Plans to introduce minimum drink pricing in Scotland are expected to be passed by parliament. The SNP government wants to
Call to challenge Scottish minimum alcohol price plan Drinkers are set to pay 50p per unit of alcohol under the plans The EU has been urged to contest Scotland's plans for a minimum price per unit of alcohol. The Scottish government wants to
The Scottish government set out a minimum price for alcohol Monday, saying too many Scots were "drinking themselves to death" and it was time to tackle the country's relationship with booze. Alcohol should be sold at a minimum price of 50 pence (81
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hope to get a fair' support price for their crop following a positive response from both the federal and provincial governments to their call for a review of an earlier decision of the Pakistan Tobacco Board in this regard. First,
Nicola Sturgeon to set Scotland's minimum alcohol price Health campaigners believe a minimum price will help tackle Scotland's binge-drinking culture The Scottish government is expected to reveal its proposed minimum price for a unit of alcohol later.
MSPs approve drink pricing sunset clause Ministers want minimum pricing to help tackle Scotland's alcohol problems New laws to bring in minimum drink pricing in Scotland will be ditched after six years if they fail to work. The Scottish government
The government announced in March that it was planning to introduce a minimum price of 40p per unit of alcohol for England and Wales. An article on the British Medical Journal website bmj.com said the plans would have a significant impact on the
45 In an effort to deter growing levels of binge-drinking in the UK, the government is proposing the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol. But its implementation has come under fire from the drinks industry, which claims it violates EU law.
Many industry advocates say the situation is so dire, state officials should intervene before the summer's end. "They're really facing difficult times," said Lynne McBride, executive director for the California Dairy Campaign, a chapter of the
The report argues ministers would be better to use tax to increase the price of alcohol which would instead raise money for the Treasury. The IFS looked at how the proposed 40p minimum price would affect sales of alcohol from off licence stores and