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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

Item Type:News
Date:23 August 2016
Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > International aspects
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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