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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.

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Several countries are considering a minimum price policy for alcohol, but concerns exist about the potential effects on drinkers with low incomes. We aimed to assess the effect of a £0·45 minimum unit price (1 unit is 8 g/10 mL ethanol) in England across the income and socioeconomic distributions.


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