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[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish 'Government needs to crack down on drink prices that put health of young people at risk'. (02 Sep 2019)

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The full effect of minimum unit pricing - a set cost below which alcohol cannot be sold, aimed at making alcoholic drinks less cheap - has yet to be proved. But early indications from Scotland, the first country in the world to introduce minimum unit pricing in 2018, are encouraging.

 

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Item Type:News
Source:Independent.ie
Date:2 September 2019
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Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care economics
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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