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

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Health Promotion Minister Marcella Corcoran Kennedy made a big claim about the effectiveness of the government’s alcohol policy, this week. We tested it.

In a debate on TV3′s Tonight With Vincent Browne on Monday, Junior Minister Marcella Corcoran Kennedy claimed that the policy has been “proven to work” in other jurisdictions, citing the example of British Columbia in Canada thejournal.ie article  above looks at this claim

See also author of the Canadian study Tim Stockwell's response to this article

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