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Mooney, John D and Carlin, Eric (2019) Editorial. Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland. BMJ , 366 , (l5603) , pp. 4-5.

As the seventh most important global risk factor for premature death and accounting for a wide range of acute and chronic morbidities, alcohol deservedly attracts the attention of public health policy makers. The need for effective interventions at the population level is urgent not only in Scotland—which has among the highest levels of alcohol attributable harm in Europe, but also across the rest of the UK....

Item Type:Article
Date:September 2019
Page Range:pp. 4-5
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Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland

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