Scotland to set minuimum price for alcohol

Scotland to set minuimum price for alcohol

A minimum price for alcohol is to be set in Scotland at 50 pence per unit.

The initiative is an effort to tackle binge-drinking.

It will make the cheapest bottle of wine £4.69p while a four-pack of lager would cost at least £3.52p.

In the Republic of Ireland, Junior Health Minister Roisín Shortall hopes to introduce a similar bill to set a minimum price for alcohol later this year.


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