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Murray, Frank (2017) Ireland's Public Health Bill: crucial to reduce alcohol harm. The Lancet , 390 , (10109) , p. 2222.

Labhart, Florian and Ferris, Jason and Winstock, Adam (2017) The country-level effects of drinking, heavy drinking and drink prices on pre-drinking: An international comparison of 25 countries. Drug and Alcohol Review , 76 , (6) , pp. 742-750.

Dillon, Lucy (2017) Minimum unit pricing backed by courts in Scotland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 60, Winter 2017 , p. 6.

Cousins, Gráinne and Mongan, Deirdre and Barry, Joe and Smyth, Bobby and Rackard, Marion and Long, Jean (2016) Potential impact of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Ireland: evidence from the National Alcohol Diary Survey. Alcohol and Alcoholism , 51 , (6) , pp. 734-740.

Long, Jean and Galvin, Brian (2016) Minimum unit pricing for alcohol: what will it really mean? Drugnet Ireland , Issue 56, Winter 2016 , p. 8.

Mongan, Deirdre (2016) Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 56, Winter 2016 , p. 4.

Stoklosa, Michal and Drope, Jeffrey and Chaloupka, Frank J (2016) Prices and e-cigarette demand: evidence from the European Union. Nicotine & Tobacco Research , 18 , (10) , pp. 1973-1980.

McGowan, Hugh (2016) The blunt truth: can marijuana fund better healthcare? RCSI Student Medical Journal , 9 , (1) , pp. 100-102.

Ormond, Gillian and Murphy, R (2016) The effect of alcohol consumption on household income in Ireland. Alcohol , 56 , pp. 39-49.

Butler, Shane and Hope, Ann (2015) Ireland’s financial crisis and its influence on alcohol and drug issues. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs , 32 , (6) , pp. 623-628.

Long, Jean (2015) Alcohol pricing model applied to Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 54, Summer 2015 , pp. 3-5.

Nelson, Jon P (2015) Binge drinking and alcohol prices: a systematic review of age-related results from econometric studies, natural experiments and field studies. Health Economics Review , 5 , (6) .

Nelson, Jon P (2015) Alcohol prices and mortality due to liver cirrhosis: robust-regression results for the European Union, 2000-2010. Sage Open , pp. 1-11.

McMahon, A and Brohan, J and Donnelly, M and Fitzpatrick, GJ (2014) Characteristics of patients admitted to the intensive care unit following self-poisoning and their impact on resource utilisation. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 183 , (3) , pp. 391-395.

Connolly, Johnny (2014) Illegal drugs activity to be included in national accounts. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 51, Autumn 2014 , p. 12.

Hope, Ann (2014) The ebb and flow of attitudes and policies on alcohol in Ireland 2002-2010. Drug and Alcohol Review , 33 , (3) , pp. 235-241.

Vittal Katikireddi, Srinivasa and Hilton, Shona and Bonell, Chris and Bond, Lyndal (2014) Understanding the development of minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative study of the policy process. PLoS ONE , 9 , (3) .

Holmes, John and Meng, Yang and Meier, Petra and Brennan, Alan and Angus, Colin and Campbell-Burton, Alexia and Guo, Yelan and Hill-McManus, Daniel and Purshouse, Robin C (2014) Effects of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on different income and socioeconomic groups: a modelling study. The Lancet , 383 , (9929) , pp. 1655-1664.

Sharma, Anurag and Vandenberg, Brian and Hollingsworth, Bruce (2014) Minimum pricing of alcohol versus volumetric taxation: which policy will reduce heavy consumption without adversely affecting light and moderate consumers? PLoS ONE , 9 , (1) .

Boyle, Michelle and Carroll, Lynn and Clarke, Karen and Clarke, Paula and Coyle, Hugh J and English, Henry and Goff, Miriam and Kane, Eugene and Killoran, Sarah and O'Connor, Kristen (2014) What's the deal? Trends in Irish street-level heroin and cocaine 2010-2012. Drug Testing and Analysis , 6 , (9) , pp. 953-958.

Sheron, Nick and Chilcott, Fern and Matthews, Laura and Challoner, Ben and Thomas, Maria (2014) Impact of minimum price per unit of alcohol on patients with liver disease in UK. Clinical Medicine , 14 , (4) , pp. 1-7.

Cornelsen, Laura and Normand, Charles (2014) Impact of the Irish smoking ban on sales in bars using a large business-level data set from 1999 to 2007. Tobacco Control , 23 , (5) , pp. 443-448.

Nagelhout, Gera E and van den Putte, Bas and Allwright, Shane and Mons, Ute and McNeill, Ann and Guignard, Romain and Beck, François and Siahpush, Mohammad and Joossens, Luk and Fong, Geoffrey T and de Vries, Hein and Willemsen, Marc C (2014) Socioeconomic and country variations in cross-border cigarette purchasing as tobacco tax avoidance strategy. Findings from the ITC Europe Surveys. Tobacco Control , 23 Suppl 1 , i30-i38.

Mongan, Deirdre (2013) Report of Alcohol Action Ireland conference ‘Time Please… For Change’. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 44, Winter 2012 , p. 7.

Kan, Ming-Yue and Lau, Maggie (2013) Comparing alcohol affordability in 65 cities worldwide. Drug and Alcohol Review , 32 , (1) , pp. 19-26.

Mongan, Deirdre (2013) Alcohol: increasing price can reduce harm and contribute to revenue collection. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 44, Winter 2012 , pp. 7-9.

Currie, Laura M and Blackman, Kenneth and Clancy, Luke and Levy, David T (2013) The effect of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and smoking-attributable deaths in Ireland using the IrelandSS simulation model. Tobacco Control , 22 , (e1) , e25-e32.

Stockwell, Tim and Zhao, Jinhui and Giesbrecht, Norman and MacDonald, Scott and Thomas, Gerald and Wettlaufer, Ashley (2012) The raising of minimum alcohol prices in Saskatchewan, Canada: Impacts on consumption and implications for public health. American Journal of Public Health , 102 , (12) , e103-110.

Pike, Brigid (2012) In brief. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , p. 34.

Mongan, Deirdre (2012) Steering Group’s recommendations on minimum pricing, marketing and sponsorship. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 3-4.

Mongan, Deirdre (2012) Steering Group launches report on a national substance misuse strategy. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 1-2.

Pike, Brigid (2012) Funding drugs services in a recession. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 12-13.

Cornelsen, Laura and Normand, Charles (2012) Impact of the smoking ban on the volume of bar sales in Ireland – evidence from the time series analysis. Health Economics , 21 , (5) , pp. 551-561.

(2012) Health impacts of increasing alcohol prices in the European Union: a dynamic projection. Preventive Medicine , 55 , (3) , pp. 237-243.

Comiskey, Catherine and O'Sullivan, Karin and Milnes, Jennie (2012) Regional drug user services in times of scarce financial resources: using a rapid assessment response approach to evaluate, plan, and prioritize essential services. Substance Use & Misuse , 47 , (3) , pp. 254-264.

Martin, J and Barry, Joseph and Skally, M (2011) Alcohol attributable hospitalisations and costs in Ireland, 2000-2004. Irish Medical Journal , 104 , (5) .

Mongan, Deirdre (2011) Harmful use of alcohol can result in substantial economic costs. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 39, Autumn 2011 , pp. 5-6.

Osterberg, Esa (2011) Alcohol tax changes and the use of alcohol in Europe. Drug and Alcohol Review , 30 , (2) , pp. 124-129.

Mongan, Deirdre (2011) Cost of alcohol-attributable hospitalisations in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 39, Autumn 2011 , p. 5.

Cohen, Dermot P and Barry, Helen and Unoh, Emma and O'Connor, John J (2010) Expenditure of compensation from legal claims in an opiate dependent population. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 27 , (3) , pp. 141-142.

Long, Jean (2009) Comptroller & Auditor General report on drug treatment. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 31, Autumn 2009 , pp. 13-14.

Mongan, Deirdre (2009) Alcohol affordability linked to harmful use. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 31, Autumn 2009 , p. 16.

Mongan, Deirdre (2009) Alcohol pricing and promotion. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 29, Spring 2009 , pp. 15-16.

Pike, Brigid (2008) Understanding drug-related public expenditure. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 27, Autumn 2008 , pp. 23-24.

Pike, Brigid (2008) Drugs task force expenditures. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 25, Spring 2008 , p. 8.

Mongan, Deirdre (2008) Review of policy on alcohol pricing in Scotland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 30, Summer 2009 , pp. 13-14.

Moore, Joan (2008) From Drugnet Europe. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 25, Spring 2008 , p. 28.

Bradshaw, P and Denny, M and Cassidy, E (2008) Alcohol misuse in the general hospital: some hard facts. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 177 , (4) , pp. 339-342.

Moore, Joan (2007) From Drugnet Europe. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 23, Autumn 2007 , p. 26.

McHugh, JC and Murph, RP and Sobocki, P (2007) Cost of Disorders of the Brain in Ireland. Irish Medical Journal , 100 , (7) , pp. 518-521.

Mongan, Deirdre (2006) EU considers economic impact of alcohol policies. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 20, Winter 2006 , pp. 9-10.

Pike, Brigid (2006) 2006 drugs estimate refuels debate on governance. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 17, Spring 2006 , pp. 13-14.

Quigley, Paul A and Usher, C and Bennett, K and Feely, J (2006) Socioeconomic influences on benzodiazepine consumption in an Irish region. European Addiction Research , 12 , (3) , pp. 145-150.

Bogt, T ter and Schmid, H and Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse and Fotiou, A and Vollebergh, W (2006) Economic and cultural correlates of cannabis use among mid-adolescents in 31 countries. Addiction , 101 , (2) , pp. 241-251.

Murphy, JFA (2005) Doolin Lecture 2004 - Alcohol policy: serving our economy or society. Irish Medical Journal , 98 , (1) , p. 4.

O'Shea, Jacinta and Keenan, Eamon (2004) Harm reduction initiatives for drug users and the general population: what value to society? Irish Psychiatrist , 5 , (3) , pp. 109-110.

Easkins, John M and Gallagher, Liam A (2003) Dynamic almost ideal demand systems: an empirical analysis of alcohol expenditure in Ireland. Applied Economics , 35 , (9) , pp. 1025-1036.

Walsh, B and Walsh, Dermot (1980) The feasibility of price control in reducing alcoholism. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica , 62 Issue , (S285) , pp. 265-269.

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[Independent.ie] Proposed new labels on bottles 'will drive up wine prices' industry group claims. (15 Dec 2017)

[Belfast Telegraph] , Mulgrew, John Northern Ireland drinks industry in call to follow Scots on minimum booze price. (17 Nov 2017)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Timetable for introduction of cheap alcohol ban 'uncertain' despite UK ruling. (16 Nov 2017)

[Irish Times] , O'Halloran, Marie Alcohol Bill enactment could be delayed until next year. (15 Nov 2017)

[Supreme Court UK] Scotch Whisky Association and others (Appellants) v The Lord Advocate and another (Respondents) (Scotland). (15 Nov 2017)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] MUP decision of the UK Supreme Court represents a significant victory for public health. (15 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol. (14 Nov 2017)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Controversial alcohol legislation set to be watered down even further. (13 Nov 2017)

[Irish Times] , McGee, Harry Ireland has big problem with alcohol, Varadkar tells FG summit. (11 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules. (10 Nov 2017)

[Independent.ie] Editorial: Minister bottles drink measure long overdue. (10 Nov 2017)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish and Morgan, Gareth Now cheap drink ban – which would see wine costing at least €7.50 – faces delay over concern about 'booze trail' to the North. (10 Nov 2017)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] 1.35 million people continuing to have a harmful relationship with alcohol finally resonating with our legislators. (10 Nov 2017)

[Irish Times] , O'Halloran, Marie Women exposed to dangerous weekly alcohol limit for just over €4.95. (09 Nov 2017)

[Irish Times] , O'Halloran, Marie Minimum alcohol pricing to be delayed until Stormont operating. (09 Nov 2017)

[Irish Times] , Bardon, Sarah Drinks promotions to be restricted under new legislation. (03 Nov 2017)

[Institute of Public Health] IPH says Minimum Unit Pricing key to tackling inequalities in alcohol-related harm. (02 Nov 2017)

[Irish Sun] , Cotter, Ruairi and Higgins, Adam Irish Government accused of having its ‘head in the sand’ when it comes to treating Ireland’s ‘massive’ alcohol addiction problem – as it’s revealed €1.2bn spent on booze here a year. (31 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Debate Room: are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?. (27 Sep 2017)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, David Toasting to success for the Alcohol Bill?,. (25 Sep 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Government pledge to pass laws amid ‘hamstrung Dáil’ claims. (20 Sep 2017)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland publishes 2018 Pre-Budget submission. (29 Aug 2017)

[Joe.ie] , Heneghan, Conor Survey reveals Irish men can reach their recommended low-risk alcohol limit for just €7.65 a week. (29 Aug 2017)

[Irish Times] , Gallagher, Conor Some young people in Ballymun spend 150% of income on cannabis. (16 May 2017)

[Independent.ie] , Kelpie, Colm Irish alcohol excise 'second highest in EU'. (12 May 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel Minimum pricing key to tackling drink crisis. (01 Mar 2017)

[thejournal.ie] Shane Ross to seek a free vote on new drink-driving law. (22 Feb 2017)

[Belfast Telegraph] , Martin, Rachel 50p alcohol unit price 'would save 63 lives in Northern Ireland'. (22 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels? (19 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket. (12 Feb 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Loughlin, Elaine Attorney general to examine controversial alcohol bill. (27 Jan 2017)

[Department of Health] Minister Corcoran Kennedy highlights the importance of price measures in changing behaviour in relation to cigarettes, alcohol and unhealthy diets. (17 Jan 2017)

[Irish Times] Editorial: important alcohol legislation risks running into the ground. (25 Nov 2016)

[RTE News] Minimum unit pricing for alcohol will affect 14% of drinkers - study. (24 Nov 2016)

[irishhealth.com] , Condon, Deborah Minimum unit pricing will reduce alcohol harm. (24 Nov 2016)

[Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland] New Irish study shows minimum unit pricing for alcohol will affect 14% of drinkers. (24 Nov 2016)

[Department of Health] Minister Corcoran Kennedy opens conference in the European Parliament on Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol. (09 Nov 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Loughlin, Elaine Marcella Corcoran Kennedy under fire on plans to change the sale, advertisement, and price of alcohol. (27 Oct 2016)

[Irish Sun] , May, Mark and Cotter, Neill Cheap booze but YOU lose: Supermarkets toasting €24m VAT-back trick. (25 Sep 2016)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] New report compares alcohol problems and welcomes policy responses in Scotland and Ireland. (15 Sep 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan FactCheck: is minimum unit alcohol pricing "proven" to work? (23 Aug 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Rogers, Stephen Charity slams drinks industry call for tax cut. (09 Aug 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Health experts seek law on drink pricing. (23 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Ireland has the highest alcohol prices in the EU (almost double the average). (16 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] Minimum pricing for alcohol could be illegal – but Ireland’s pressing ahead. (24 Dec 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Court ruling means minimum pricing for alcohol in Ireland could be illegal. (23 Dec 2015)

[Department of Health] Statement by Minister Varadkar on the European Court of Justice ruling. (23 Dec 2015)

[University of Sheffield] , Meier, Petra and Holmes, John Sheffield Alcohol Research Group’s Q&A - Specific to the ECJ minimum pricing Court ruling. (23 Dec 2015)

[European Alcohol Policy Alliance] Joint open letter: congratulating Irish Health Minister on Public Health Alcohol Bill. (18 Dec 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , McDonagh, Darragh €865k in taxpayers’ money for cheap army mess drink. (14 Dec 2015)

[Department of Health] Govt approves ground-breaking legislation to tackle alcohol misuse – Varadkar. (09 Dec 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Mulligan, John Drinks giants in threat to block law on minimum alcohol pricing. (06 Dec 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Ryan, Philip Last Christmas to stock up on cheap alcohol offers. (29 Nov 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland says Government must ignore attacks by vested interests on Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. (12 Nov 2015)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, David Tackling Ireland’s alcohol love affair. (22 Oct 2015)

[Health Research Board] Alcohol: minimum unit pricing. (20 Oct 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Dependent cannabis users spending €700 a week. (18 Oct 2015)

[UCD Observer] , O'Brien, Mieke The price of cheap alcohol. (12 Oct 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work? (11 Oct 2015)

[Irish Times] , O'Brien, Carl Campaigners will not support ban on alcohol sponsorship. (23 Sep 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Ryan, Philip Noonan considers tax hike on cigarettes and alcohol. (15 Sep 2015)

[Royal College of Physicians of Ireland] Royal College of Physicians of Ireland calls on the Government to urgently adopt the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. (08 Sep 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel ‘Plough on’ with setting minimum pricing on alcohol. (04 Sep 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Advocate General’s opinion indicates that Irish Government can proceed with a minimum unit price for alcohol. (03 Sep 2015)

[Department of Health] Statement by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on Minimum Unit Pricing. (03 Sep 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , McCarthaigh, Sean EU court to issue opinion on minimum alcohol price. (31 Aug 2015)

[European Commission] Commission consults the public on tax rules for alcoholic beverages. (28 Aug 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Irish tourism should not be allowed to serve as a smokescreen for the campaign for cheaper alcohol. (25 Aug 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Excise duty on alcohol must be set at a level that reflects its significant health, social, and economic impacts. (19 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , McEnroe, Juno Young drinkers swapping cans for slabs, says Lynch. (24 Jul 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Leogue, Joe Publicans lobbied to ban sale of alcohol at sports clubhouses. (06 Jul 2015)

[Irish Times] The price of alcohol [letters]. (25 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2. (23 Jun 2015)

[Royal College of Physicians of Ireland] Doctors welcome Health Committee Report on alcohol legislation. (22 Jun 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Healy, Catherine This is how Irish alcohol taxes compare to the rest of the EU. (10 Jun 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Aideen More than half price of bottle of wine goes to Government in tax. (02 Jun 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Riegel, Ralph Alcohol price controls 'vital in tackling rising abuse'. (01 Jun 2015)

[The Telegraph] , Palmer, Kate Countries with the most and least tax on beer and wine. (15 May 2015)

[Department of Health] Seanad statement – Alcohol awareness and related issues. (12 May 2015)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Cheap booze will still be on sale for two more years. (24 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Buckley, Dan Extra €1m to help curb binge drinking. (23 Apr 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Aideen Raise tax on wine with higher alcohol: expert. (22 Apr 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Griffin, Sam Anti-alcohol group fails to back new minimum price plan. (20 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Buckley, Dan Self regulation of alcohol industry ‘is no regulation’. (27 Mar 2015)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland calls on Government to put the health of children first and not to pass the alcohol industry’s self-regulatory codes into law. (26 Mar 2015)

[thejournal.ie] Should you have to pay at least €2 for a can of beer? Pubs and off-licenses think so. (26 Mar 2015)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Cheap wine ban 'will see heavy drinkers cut back by 70 bottles a year'. (13 Mar 2015)

[Royal College of Physicians of Ireland] Royal College of Physicians of Ireland welcomes the Sheffield Report on the Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol in the Republic of Ireland. (12 Mar 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Sales of beer, wine, cider all on the rise. (06 Mar 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Leogue, Joe Unit pricing of alcohol ‘better’ than low-cost selling. (05 Feb 2015)

[Department of Health] Government publishes far-reaching measures to tackle alcohol misuse. (03 Feb 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Lynch, Declan Cheap drink can get pretty expensive. (11 Jan 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Poll: Do you think €2.50 pub pints should be outlawed? (04 Jan 2015)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Over 9,300 on methadone. (05 Dec 2014)

[Independent.ie] , O'Doherty, Ian We need more personal responsibility, not price hikes. (04 Dec 2014)

[Independent.ie] , Staines, Michael Warning on low-cost alcohol as publicans call for minimum prices. (21 Nov 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Government must prioritise public health over profit - response to DIGI claims. (02 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million. (28 Sep 2014)

[BBC News Northern Ireland] Alcohol abuse in Northern Ireland 'costs £900m a year'. (17 Sep 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Deegan, Gordon Drunk and disorderly fines can be paid in local shop. (17 Sep 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Drinks industry says call for tax hike ‘blunt instrument’. (08 Sep 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Government urged not to bow to pressure of profit-driven alcohol industry in Budget 2015. (03 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Nicky Poll: Would you be willing to pay a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol? (18 Aug 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Harmful drinkers would be affected 200 times more than low risk drinkers if a Minimum Unit Price was introduced. (01 Aug 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking? (19 Jul 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Ireland cannot afford the price of cheap alcohol in the off-trade. (15 Jul 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Call for minimum unit pricing. (03 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] The top 10 countries that spend the most on beer. (01 Jul 2014)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Ireland most expensive in EU for alcohol and tobacco. (19 Jun 2014)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary No cost to the Exchequer from standard packaging. (12 Jun 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Cocaine here is least pure — but second dearest in Europe. (07 Jun 2014)

Irish Cancer Society. [Irish Cancer Society] New research shows 62% support raising tobacco prices. (31 May 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Smokers are cutting back on food to fund their craving. (30 May 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Kelleher, Lynne Publicans make 400% mark-up on minerals. (20 May 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Ireland’s high levels of harmful binge drinking highlighted by World Health Organisation (WHO). (14 May 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Purcell, Geoff Publicans call on the Government to tackle the promotion of cheap alcohol. (13 May 2014)

[Alex White TD [blog]] Opening address at the alcohol forum conference by Alex White TD. (02 Apr 2014)

[Irish Examiner] Minimum alcohol pricing will not cut intake, say consumers. (25 Mar 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Minimum pricing will lead to a reduction in alcohol-fuelled crime and save lives, Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality hears. (25 Mar 2014)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Aideen Alcohol 'cheaper in shops than nine years ago'. (19 Mar 2014)

[Irish Independent] , Sheehan, Aideen and Hade, Emma Jane Beer 'cheaper than water' in shops. (24 Feb 2014)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Minimum price rule for alcohol 'would help to reduce deaths'. (10 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] 860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced. (10 Feb 2014)

[Independent.ie] , White, Minister Alex Difficult choices will have to be made if we want to tackle our drink problem. (08 Feb 2014)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Minimum alcohol pricing 'by mid-2014'. (20 Nov 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Greene, John Sense prevails but funding fight goes on. (17 Nov 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Reilly, Catherine Getting a handle on our drink problem. (12 Nov 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Benefits of minimum alcohol price highlighted. (31 Oct 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Reilly, Catherine Govt has ‘underestimated the Irish drinker’ on pricing. (30 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Murray, Frank Prof Frank Murray: Taking the right steps to curb 'drink culture'. (25 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘Social responsibility drink levy’ plan shelved. (25 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , O'Regan, Eilish Reilly could face EU row over cheap drink curbs. (25 Oct 2013)

[RTE News] Govt to set limit for minimum price for alcohol. (24 Oct 2013)

[Merrionstreet.ie] Ministers Fitzgerald, Reilly and White announce measures to deal with alcohol misuse. (24 Oct 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Minimum pricing will make a real difference in the ongoing effort to reduce alcohol-related harm in Ireland. (23 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Sheahan, Fionnan and Sheehan, Aideen Days of cheap drink coming to end in new alcohol strategy. (23 Oct 2013)

Mentor. [Mentor Foundation] The economic case for prevention. (18 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Excise hikes on alcohol ‘punitive and short-sighted’. (17 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission. (16 Oct 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland welcomes the increase in excise duty and calls for the introduction of minimum pricing. (15 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Kelly, Louise Alcohol and education costs drive 0.2pc increase in consumer prices. (11 Oct 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Independent off-licence sector “in danger of dying out”. (08 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Regan, Mary Alcohol misuse measures to go before Cabinet. (01 Oct 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Kelly, Fiach and Sheahan, Fionnan Sports sponsorship ban deferred but Coalition to increase alcohol prices. (01 Oct 2013)

[irishhealth.com] Docs want minimum price for alcohol. (27 Sep 2013)

[Irish Independent] , McCabe, Sarah Struggling industry fails to justify costly relationship with drink. (24 Sep 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] We can no longer afford the price of cheap alcohol, says Alcohol Action Ireland. (23 Sep 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Rogers, Stephen Local ‘a luxury many can no longer afford’. (09 Sep 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s Alcohol Policy Group and Alcohol Action Ireland call for the introduction of minimum pricing to reduce alcohol-related harm. (05 Sep 2013)

[RTE News] Call for taxes on off-licence sector to increase. (23 Aug 2013)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Alcohol spending up 1.2% to €6.36bn. (22 Aug 2013)

[Belfast Telegraph] Northern Ireland doctors in minimum drink price call. (05 Aug 2013)

[The Northern Echo] , Nelson, Barry Public health bosses tell Government ‘you are wrong’ on minimum unit pricing of alcohol. (02 Aug 2013)

[Galway Advertiser] Call for minimum pricing to reduce human cost of alcohol related harm. (01 Aug 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Funds source sought to end drinks sponsorship. (29 Jul 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Heffernan, Breda Call on ban on below cost drink sales. (29 Jul 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland urges Government to make reaching agreement on a ban of alcohol sponsorship of sports a priority. (29 Jul 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Sheahan, Fionnan Australia's alcopops tax being examined as alternative to alcohol sponsorship. (28 Jul 2013)

[BBC News Scotland] Minimum alcohol pricing: position of Ireland. (25 Jul 2013)

[BBC News Scotland] Minimum alcohol pricing: Five countries oppose Scottish drink plan. (25 Jul 2013)

[Alcohol Concern] [England/Wales]: A public health disaster as the Government bins minimum unit pricing. (17 Jul 2013)

[Telegraph, UK] , Mason, Rowena and Kirkup, James Conservatives retreat over minimum price on alcohol. (12 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra High cost of drugs sees rise in sale of fake pills. (28 Jun 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Aideen We pay more for food and drink than most of Europe. (22 Jun 2013)

Irish Examiner. [Irish Examiner] Ireland set to introduce minimum price for alcohol. (17 Jun 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Mixed reaction to proposed drinks sponsorship ban. (04 Jun 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Varadkar backs base price for alcohol. (03 Jun 2013)

[rte.ie] Minister Leo Varadkar supports alcohol strategy proposals. (02 Jun 2013)

[Labour.ie] Ó Ríordáin calls for reintroduction of ban on below cost selling of alcohol. (20 May 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Molloy, Thomas Majority of publicans want minimum alcohol pricing. (13 May 2013)

[UK Royal College of Physcians] Report of Royal College of Physcians European Parliament seminar on alcohol pricing policies. (09 May 2013)

[Northern Ireland Executive] Successful cross border health projects are delivering for the people – Poots and Reilly. (08 May 2013)

[thejournal.ie] Calls for Ireland to follow as Scotland pushes ahead with minimum alcohol price. (04 May 2013)

BBC News. [BBC News Online] Minimum pricing: Challenge to Scottish alcohol legislation fails. (03 May 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Government is urged to come down on the side of public health interests. (02 May 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Alcohol sports sponsors in doctors’ crosshairs. (01 May 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Aideen Sports needs alcohol sponsorship 'to survive', Dail Committee warned. (24 Apr 2013)

[RTE News] Doctors in warning over alcohol abuse. (23 Apr 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary ‘Last orders’ called on cut-price alcohol. (19 Apr 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] , Flannery, William Statement to the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications by Dr William Flannery. (17 Apr 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , McEnroe, Juno Alcohol pricing plan to go before departments. (16 Apr 2013)

[RTE News] Doctors call for action to be taken against cut-price alcohol. (12 Apr 2013)

[irishhealth.com] , Condon, Deborah Cut price alcohol must be tackled. (12 Apr 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Greene, John John Greene: State can benefit by filling gap in market,. (31 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , McEnroe, Juno National study to put our drink habits in the spotlight. (23 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac and Ring, Evelyn Reilly supports minimum pricing for alcohol. (21 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Reilly wants lower pub prices and higher off-sales prices. (20 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Revenue numbers show falling trend of alcohol consumption. (08 Mar 2013)

Institute of Alcohol Studies. [Institute of Alcohol Studies] Scientists hit back at drinks industry criticisms of research on minimum pricing. (08 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] FF: Govt not tackling cheap alcohol issue. (23 Feb 2013)

[thejournal.ie] How can Ireland reduce lifestyle-related cancer rates? (07 Feb 2013)

[Dublin People] , Deasy, Jamie Junior Minister to bring alcohol proposals to the Cabinet. (04 Feb 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Kelly, Fiach Varadkar hits back at Shortall over claims FG blocked alcohol reforms. (13 Dec 2012)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Time for action. (12 Dec 2012)

[Rape Crisis Network Ireland] Target alcohol consumption and sexual violence. (10 Dec 2012)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol-related harm costs State an estimated €3.7billion a year. (05 Dec 2012)

National Youth Council of Ireland. [National Youth Council of Ireland] Youth Council to press Noonan for social responsibility levy on drinks industry. (31 Oct 2012)

[Sunday Independent] , Reilly, Jerome Illegal trade costs State €860m in lost revenue. (28 Oct 2012)

[Royal College of Physicians of Ireland] New RCPI policy group on alcohol to recommend minimum pricing and restricted availability to reduce deaths. (30 Jul 2012)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Year-on-year public backing for ‘minimum price’ for alcohol – time to implement Substance Misuse Strategy recommendations on alcohol pricing and marketing. (11 Jul 2012)

[Belfast Telegraph] , McNeilly, Claire Minister rounds on retailers over cheap booze promotions. (13 Apr 2012)

[NICE] Minimum pricing to target young and problem drinkers. (27 Mar 2012)

Joint Committee on Health and Children. [Oireachtas] Advertising ban on alcohol products necessary. (24 Jan 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Below-cost alcohol sales ‘cannot continue’. (09 Jan 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] , Kenny, Mary Anne IMO backs new calls for alcohol minimum pricing. (09 Nov 2011)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] Tackle alcohol pricing to cut €3.7 billion bill from alcohol-related harm. (02 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] People can become addicted to alcohol for less than €10 per week, Health Committee is told. (23 Sep 2011)

[The Economist] Markets in everything. User-friendly data. (15 Jul 2011)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, Priscilla Alcohol-related illness costs Irish hospitals €800 million in 5 years. (14 Jul 2011)

[Courts.ie] Courts service Judgements: DPP v Connolly. (Appeal due to evidence about the value of the drugs seized). (03 Mar 2011)

[The Publican] , Eley, Matt Minimum price plan 'on the table' in Northern Ireland. (09 Feb 2011)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] ‘F’ for failure – alcohol charity urges new Government to get a result and tackle detrimental impact of alcohol on young people. (24 Jan 2011)

Inishowen News. [Inishowen News] Alcohol group backs pub call. (10 Jan 2011)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] Government Excise Duty decision “incomprehensible” in light of tax and levy hikes and cuts to essential services. (07 Dec 2010)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Ireland paying heavy price for alcohol. (07 Dec 2010)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] 30% reduction in alcohol-related harm would save Exchequer €1 billion. (29 Nov 2010)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Recession causing surge in drug and alcohol abuse. (18 Nov 2010)

[Sunday Independent] , Cusack, Jim Little hope of tackling the drugs scourge in very heart of capital. (26 Sep 2010)

BBC News. [BBC News Online] Alcohol abuse 'costing NI £700m each year'. (07 Jul 2010)

[Finfacts.ie] VHI claims paid for Irish alcohol and substance abuse increase by 50% in four years. (21 May 2008)

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Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 132- Excise duties collection [53139/17]. (12 Dec 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 327 - Alcohol pricing [51542/17]. (05 Dec 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 98 - Alcohol pricing [48180/17]. (15 Nov 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 884 - Health services data [34569/17]. (13 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 127 & 128 - Excise duties yield [33271/17 & 33272/17]. (12 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 195, 196 & 197 - Drug treatment programmes. [31990/17]. (06 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 282 - Tax code [27792/17] [Alcohol]. (20 Jun 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 327 - Departmental surveys [14831/17]. (28 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 386- Injecting facilities [8058/17]. (21 Feb 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 115 - Excise duties yield [3414/17]. (25 Jan 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 82 & 83 - Excise duties yield & Excise duties collection [31255/16 & 31257/16]. (20 Oct 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 227 -Illicit trade [24729/16]. (16 Sep 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 1234 - Alcohol pricing [25364/16]. (16 Sep 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 225 - Tax code [24691/16]. (16 Sep 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 170 & 171 - Alcohol pricing [21719/16, 21720/16]. (14 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 475 & 532 - Alcohol pricing [20824/16, 20823/16]. (12 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 230 – Alcohol pricing [3681/16]. (28 Jan 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 137 - Illicit trade in tobacco [45954/15]. (17 Dec 2015)

[Oireachtas] Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2017: report and final stages. (15 Dec 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 189 - Substance misuse [38890/15]. (05 Nov 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 156 - Alcohol sales legislation [33734/15]. (01 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 175 - Legislative measures [alcohol] [33732/15]. (01 Oct 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 761 - medicinal products availability. [30578/15]. (22 Sep 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer – 540 Alcohol pricing. [29997/15]. (16 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 136 - Tax code (alcohol) [27287/15]. (07 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 690 - Alcohol pricing [21586/15]. (09 Jun 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 424 - Alcohol pricing [17886/15]. (06 May 2015)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children Debate. General Scheme of Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015: (Resumed) Alcohol Research Group. (12 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answer 545 - Drug treatment programmes [49567/14]. (14 Jan 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 162 - Alcohol pricing [48598/14]. (17 Dec 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answers - Alcohol pricing [42839/14]. (11 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written Answers 154 - Alcohol sales [42843/14]. (11 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 62 - Tax code [42497/14]. (06 Nov 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 307 - Alcohol pricing [38195/14]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 192, 193, 194 & 195 - Excise duties [Alcohol] [38191/14, 38192/14, 38193/14 & 38194/14]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate - Order of business [alcohol pricing]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 64 - Excise duties yield [36232/14]. (25 Sep 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 350 - Alcohol Pricing [35527/14]. (23 Sep 2014)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform debate. Pre-Budget submissions: discussion (resumed) [alcohol & tobacco]. (17 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 262 - Alcohol pricing [31760/14]. (16 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 72 - VAT rate application [alcohol] [30306/14]. (09 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Éireann debate. Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014: Second stage (continued). (08 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 156 - Drugs crime [24213/14]. (10 Jun 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 227 - Alcohol pricing [18287/14]. (17 Apr 2014)

[Oireachtas] Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014: Second stage. (16 Apr 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 482 - Alcohol pricing [10867/14]. (04 Mar 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 703 - Alcohol pricing [9541/14]. (25 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 712 - Alcohol pricing [7763/14]. (18 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 565 - Alcohol pricing [6293/14]. (11 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 156 - Excise duties yield [Alcohol & Tobacco] [6552/14]. (11 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement Debate. North-South Co-operation on Health and EU Directive on Patients' Rights: Department of Health. (06 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Finance (No. 2) Bill 2013: Report Stage (resumed) (continued). (05 Dec 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 76 - Tax yield [45500/13]. (24 Oct 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 103, 104, 105, 106 - Excise duties yield [41342/13, 41343/13, 41344/13 & 41345/13]. (02 Oct 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 202 - Excise duties issues [40682/13]. (01 Oct 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 205 - Excise duties yield [37813/13]. (18 Sep 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 69 - Excise duties yield [35654/13]. (17 Jul 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 156 - Excise Duties yield [Tobacco] [27330/13]. (11 Jun 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children Debate. Update on Health Affairs: Discussion with Minister for Health and HSE (Continued) [Alcohol]. (23 May 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 78 - Alcohol sales legislation [22735/13]. (14 May 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 110 - Property valuations [Alcohol sales] [19328/13]. (24 Apr 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Transport and Communications debate. Sponsorship of major sporting events by Drinks Industry: discussion (resumed). (24 Apr 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine debate. Groceries sector: discussion (resumed) (continued) [alcohol pricing]. (18 Apr 2013)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Éireann debate. Finance Bill 2013 [Certified Money Bill]: Committee and remaining stages (continued). (21 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Finance Bill 2013: Report Stage (resumed) (continued). (13 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality Debate. Black market: Discussion with National Federation of Retail Newsagents. (13 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Select Sub-Committee on Finance Debate. Finance Bill 2013: Committee Stage (resumed) (continued). (07 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate - Sexual offences. (11 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate: Financial resolutions 2013: Alcohol & Tobacco products tax. (05 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Substance misuse [53948/12, 53949/12, 53950/12 & 53951/12]. (04 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Tax code [54085/12 & 54086/12]. (04 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Alcohol consumption: Statements (Resumed). (07 Nov 2012)

[Oireachtas] Illicit trade in tobacco [41915/12]. (02 Oct 2012)

[Oireachtas] Customs and Excise controls [41063/12]. (27 Sep 2012)

[Oireachtas] Black economy [Tobacco] [40459/12]. (25 Sep 2012)

[Oireachtas] Hidden economy [Tobacco] [39508/12 & 9380/12]. (19 Sep 2012)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - suicide incidence. (17 Jul 2012)

[Oireachtas] 493. Deputy Mary Mitchell O’Connor asked the Minister for Health his views on whether it would be more appropriate to have a higher rate of VAT on soft drinks and alcohol than on nutritional drinks such as juices and smoothies which all currently have a VAT rate of 23%. [33281/12]. (10 Jul 2012)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - Criminal Assets Bureau. (26 Jun 2012)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate – Mental health services. [alcohol abuse]. (16 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] 79. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the outcome of the consultation process on the sale of alcohol from retail outlets undertaken by his Department; if he has made any decision on this issue.[22646/12]. (08 May 2012)

[Oireachtas] 182. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will implement section 9 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act which would make the structural separation of alcohol a statutory requirement as well as introducing a ban on below cost selling. [20748/12]. (25 Apr 2012)

Joint Committee on Health and Children. [Oireachtas] Report on the misuse of alcohol and other drugs. (2012)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children debate: alcohol marketing: discussion (resumed). (15 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children debate: alcohol marketing: discussion (resumed). (14 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children: Alcohol marketing: discussion with NOffLA and MEAS. (01 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] 550. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health if he has given consideration to targeted measures to deal with the damaging impact on people’s health that is being caused by the availability of cheap alcohol. [37467/11]. (29 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 233. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Health his plans to recommend the introduction of a minimum price order for the sale of alcohol in view of the below cost selling practice by some multinational supermarkets and the consequent impact of this practice on social order and public health. [36535/11]. (23 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 600. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the efforts he is making to tackle the alcohol and substance abuse problem here. [35614/11]. (22 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 602. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the efforts he has made to ensure the appropriate selling and marketing of alcohol in pubs, off-licences, supermarkets and in public places. [35616/11]. (22 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] Seanad debate: Alcohol pricing: motion. (16 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 606. Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin asked the Minister for Health his plans to introduce a ban on below-cost selling of alcohol along the lines of similar actions taken in Great Britain. [34457/11]. (15 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] Seanad debate: Adjournment matters - Alcohol pricing. (08 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 349. Deputy Simon Harris asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the legal position regarding the consumption of alcohol at unlicensed commercial venues which charge patrons a cover charge but allow them to bring their own alcohol onto the premises; if he intends to introduce legislation in this area. [32129/11]. (02 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 613. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health his views on proposals regarding the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol; if it will result in a loss of jobs. [31528/11]. (25 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - alcohol products tax. (25 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 92. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance his views on the fact that the current excise duty for an off-licence makes no distinction between off-licences that have a small volume of sales and those that sell large quantities of alcohol such as supermarkets; his plans to introduce a graduated fee structure based on sales. [28200/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 95. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance the total receipts to the Exchequer from the sale of alcohol in the off-licence sector in the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. [28203/11],[28204/11],[28205/11],[28206/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 117. Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider a reduction in the cost of a wine licence for small, convenience and grocery stores owing to the very modest turnover generated from such sales... [28781/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 456. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Health if he or his Department has engaged with the Scottish Government about the planned introduction of the minimum pricing of alcoholic products in that jurisdiction in the near future. [28219/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 91. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance the tax take in respect of alcohol excise duty for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. [28199/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 82. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to introduce the ban on below cost selling of alcohol; the estimated financial loss to the Exchequer. [24438/11]. (20 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] 711. Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan asked the Minister for Health the number of alcohol related hospital illness cases in Dublin central for each of the past five years, by the DCC areas of Cabra, Glasnevin and north inner city. [22660/11]. (21 Jul 2011)

[Oireachtas] 98. Deputy Dara Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider a risk equalisation within the alcohol retail industry by way of a reduction in excise paid by public houses which would be offset by an increase in excise paid by off-licences to narrow the pricing gap that currently exists between the two sectors. [16409/11]. (21 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Debate: Senator Mary M. White: I call for an urgent debate with the Minister for Health on this national issue of alcohol abuse, suicide and the suffering from alcohol abuse in the country. (16 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] 98. Deputy Kevin Humphreys asked the Minister for Finance the total sum lost to the Exchequer in 2010 due to below-cost selling of alcohol, which allows retailers to claim VAT refunds due to losses they make on the sale; his plans to close this VAT subsidisation loophole. [14173/11]. (07 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] 87. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance when the review of the excise duty payable for licences for on-trade and off-licence sales of alcohol products which was announced on 7 December 2010 will commence; the terms of reference for the review. [13792/11]. (01 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] 417. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if as part of the wider national drug strategy he will agree to use the Criminal Assets Bureau to strip gangs of their assets and follow through on the public promises of his predecessor to include front-line and middle-ranking drug dealers in this targeted response. [11719/11]. (17 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 130. Deputy Liam Twomey asked the Minister for Finance the reason the Revenue Commissioners are expecting shops which sell small quantities of wine to have an off-licence certification from revenue which increases the licence cost for small shops from €500 to €5,000. [9295/11]. (03 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 224. Deputy Peter Mathews asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to tackle the promotion and sale of cheap alcohol; his further plans to amend opening hours for off-licences; his plans to sign section 16 of the Liquor Act 2008. [8270/11]. (19 Apr 2011)

[Oireachtas] 22. Deputy John Paul Phelan asked the Minister for Finance his views on the inequity between licensing laws governing pubs.. and other outlets. [7143/11]. (07 Apr 2011)

[Oireachtas] 356. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Health and Children his plans to introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol for sale from supermarkets, shops and off-licences. [6686/11]. (05 Apr 2011)

[Oireachtas] 193. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation the extent if any to which the use of alcohol as a loss leader is being used to promote sales at retail outlets. [2900/11]. (19 Jan 2011)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Sport, Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Debate: Budget 2010. (12 Jan 2011)

[Oireachtas] 562. Deputy Frank Feighan asked the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs the budget for each local and regional drugs task force over the past five years. [39651/10]. (02 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] Drug treatment programme: discussion re closure of community-based projects in Limerick. (22 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] 285. Deputy John O’Mahony asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the sums of money which have been allocated to the ten regional drugs task forces. [21774/10]. (25 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 30. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the need to offer added support to community based groups involved in combating drugs. [21141/07]. (27 Sep 2007)

[Oireachtas] 701. Mr. McGinley asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if he will ring-fence moneys seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau for drug treatment and rehabilitation services. [15158/07]. (24 Apr 2007)

[Oireachtas] 256. Mr. O'Shea asked the Minister for Finance his proposals to designate moneys seized from drug dealers in a particular area to the provision of services for persons with drug abuse problems in that area. [3826/07]. (06 Feb 2007)

[Oireachtas] 388. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if participation in drug treatment programmes will result in rent support reduction. [3487/07]. (06 Feb 2007)

[Oireachtas] 603. Mr. F. McGrath asked the Minister for Health and Children the reason no additional resources have been allocated for the development of drug treatment services in communities here in 2007. [43915/06]. (31 Jan 2007)

[Oireachtas] Priority Questions. National Drugs Strategy. (09 Nov 2006)

[Oireachtas] 27. Mr. Connaughton asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the types of programmes which have been initiated by the regional drugs task forces in 2006; the projects developed by these task forces in 2006 and their location;[36906/06]. (09 Nov 2006)

[Oireachtas] 23. Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs further to his announcement of an evaluation of the 277 pilot projects funded by LDTFs, which are charged with implementing the National Drug Strategy 2001 to 2008 in communities experiencing the worst levels of drug abuse, the position in relation to the evaluation of pilot cocaine projects around the city; if he intends mainstreaming many of these projects. [31192/06]. (05 Oct 2006)

[Oireachtas] 53. Mr. Coveney asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if he supports the ring fencing of moneys seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau for drug prevention and rehabilitation projects; if not the reason he does not support this proposal. [31209/06]. (05 Oct 2006)

[Oireachtas] 110. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the full extent of the moneys available to the drugs task force through his Department; if his attention has been drawn to the need for extra resources due to the extent of the problem; when such resources are likely to become available. [21162/06]. (31 May 2006)

[Oireachtas] 121. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the amount which has been spent in tackling drug abuse by each regional drug task forces since their establishment. [7534/06]. (23 Feb 2006)

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Cnossen, Sjibren, ed. (2005) Theory and practice of excise taxation: smoking, drinking, gambling, polluting and driving. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

Vellinga, Menno, ed. (2004) The political economy of the drug industry: Latin America and the international system. Gainesville FL: University of Florida Press .

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Bellenir, Karen, ed. (1996) Substance abuse sourcebook. Basic health-related information about the abuse of legal and illegal substance such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin; and including facts about substance abuse prevention strategies, intervention methods, treatment and recovery programs, and a section addressing the special problems related to substance abuse during pregnancy. Health Reference Series, v. 14 Detroit: Omingraphics .

Grapendaal, Martin and Leuw, Ed and Nelen, Hans (1995) A world of opportunities: life-style and economic behaviour of heroin addicts in Amsterdam. SUNY series in new social studies on alcohol and drugs. Albany: State University of New Yotk Press .

Edwards, Griffith and Anderson, Peter and Babor, Thomas and Casswell, Sally and Ferrence, Roberta and Giesbrecht, Norman and Godfrey, Christine and Holder, Harold D and Lemmens, Paul and Makela, Klaus and Midanik, Lorraine T and Norstrom, Thor and Osterberg, Esa and Romelsjo, Anders and Room, Robin and Simpura, Jussi and Skog, Ole-Jorgen (1994) Alcohol policy and the public good. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

Book Section

Moran, Rosalyn (2001) Drugs strategy, budget and funding arrangements. In: Overview of drug issues in Ireland 2000: a resource document. Dublin: Health Research Board , pp. 1-12.

Conference or Workshop Item

Stockwell, Tim (2014) Presentation: Minimum alcohol price policies in action: a report from Canada. In: Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality debate - Public order offences from alcohol misuse perspective: discussion, 25 March 2014, Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin.

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems. (2014) Scotland the brave! - Alcohol policy in Scotland. Proceedings from Brussels event to support Scotland’s alcohol minimum unit pricing policy. In: Scotland the brave!, 5th September 2014, Brussels.

Hope, Ann (2013) Preventing alcohol harm in communities: what do we need to do? [presentation summary]. In: Alcohol Forum Conference: The power of local Community in reducing harmful drinking, 20 March 2013, National Convention Centre, Dublin..

Holmes, John (2012) The impact of minimum pricing: evidence from the Sheffield alcohol policy model. In: ‘Time Please … For Change’, 1 November 2012, Royal College of Physicians.

Gillan, Evelyn (2012) Campaign for minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland. In: ‘Time Please … For Change’, 1 November 2012, Royal College of Physicians.

Thesis

Ormond, Gillian (2014) Alcohol, income and health: a complicated but desirable mix. PhD thesis, University College Cork.

Fitzpatrick, John (2006) Investigating excise duty increase as a policy instrument to reduce alcohol consumption: evidence from the Republic of Ireland 2000-2004. Masters thesis, University College Cork.

Metekie, Assefa Berihun (2006) Khat use and the socio-economic factors among juvenile delinquents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a pilot study. Masters thesis, Dublin Business School.

Video

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2014) [Video] What will the impact for Ireland be of the legal challenge to minimum pricing in Scotland?

Audio

O'Rourke, Sean (2018) Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. RTE- Today with Sean O'Rourke.

Other

Court of Justice of the European Union. (2015) The Scotch Whisky Association and Others v The Lord Advocate, The Advocate General for Scotland. Case C 333/14. Opinion of Advocate General, BOT, delivered on 3 September 2015. Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg.

Citywide. (2011) There is no recession in the drugs trade: posters. Citywide, Dublin.

FactSheet

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2013) Alcohol marketing getting the facts. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland.

Alcohol Action Ireland. (2012) Minimum pricing: the key questions answered.

Rape Crisis Network Ireland. (2012) Calling time on sexual violence and alcohol: the facts. Factsheet 9 Rape, Alcohol Consumption and Human Rights: Meeting obligations for a better future. Dublin: Rape Crisis Network Ireland.

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