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[BBC News Online] UK Watchdog backs a minimum price for alcohol. (02 Jun 2010)

External website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/10207827.stm

A health watchdog has added its voice to calls for a minimum price per unit of alcohol in England.

The recommendation from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is in guidance on reducing the harm from excess drinking.

NICE says about one in four adults is drinking too much and damaging, or at least risking, their health.

 

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