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[BBC News Online] [Northern Ireland] Executive plan to raise minimum price of alcohol. (16 Oct 2011)

URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-1532...

The Health Minister Edwin Poots has said the Executive is determined to introduce new legislation to raise the minimum price per unit of alcohol.

He has accused supermarkets of acting irresponsibly by selling alcohol at very low prices. The Northern Ireland Retail Consortium has said prices and promotions do not cause irresponsible drinking.....

 

Item Type:News
Source:BBC News Online
Date:16 October 2011
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Northern Ireland
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care economics
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
B Substances > Alcohol
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
L Social psychology and related concepts > Economic availability or accessibility

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