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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Minimum alcohol pricing 'will save more than 1,000 lives each year', says NHS think tank

Plans to introduce minimum alcohol pricing would save more than 1,000 lives each year, a report claimed today.

The Government announced last month that it was planning to set a minimum price of 40p per unit of alcohol for England and Wales.

An article published on today said the proposal would have significant impacts on alcohol-related deaths, hospital admissions and consumption. > > > > Read More