Public support for minimum pricing in England

September 25th 2013

Public support for minimum pricing of alcohol in England is greater than previously thought.

Analysis by the Institute of Alcohol Studies of submissions to the Home Office consultation on minimum pricing shows that the Home Office failed to distinguish between those responses that were against the principle of minimum pricing at any level, and those who actually wanted a price higher than the 45p proposed by the government.

Link: http://www.ias.org.uk/News/2013/11-December-2013-IAS-report-shows-greater-support-for-minimum-pricing-amongst-responses-to-government-consultation.aspx

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