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Thursday, October 25, 2012

News & updates Oct 2012: minimum pricing battles re-heating; warning over alcohol budgets; 'baby boomers' under fire; MPs to debate duty escalator & forthcoming events

Minimum pricing battles re-heating

The alcohol pricing battleground has been re-heating with the imminent release of the consultation on proposals within the alcohol strategy, and as Scotland attempt to implement a 50 pence per unit minimum price.

With the actual minimum price for England still to be set, arguments for and against minimum pricing are being re-stated. Supporters have recently claimed a new Canadian study provides further evidence it would have a beneficial impact - a notion much disputed by Diageo's Mark Baird.   > > > >  Read More