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[Alcohol Action Ireland] Lowering alcohol excise duty would be counter to public health policy. (30 Jun 2020)

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Alcohol Action Ireland, the national independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, has today (30 June) called on the government not to follow the calls to reduce alcohol excise and taxes. 

The strategic objective of public health policy, since the enacted Public Health Alcohol Act, has been to sustain a 20% reduction in the consumption of alcohol from 11 litres per capita to 9 litres per capita. The consumption rate for 2019 was 10.9 litres per capita.....

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