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[Irish Medical Times] , Gantly, Dara Another round in the alcohol debate. (10 Oct 2014)

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The great debate over our love affair with alcohol is never far from our lips, but at Budget time both sides tend to raise their voices, if not their glasses, that bit more. So it was last week at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, where representatives of the drinks industry lobbied hard to lower excise duty on alcohol as a way of giving the sector a badly needed fillip.

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