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More regulation not the best medicine

Current alcohol controls a stepping stone to tougher measures? By Jack Cummins THE smoking ban introduced just over seven years ago dealt a hammer blow to the …

Minimum price plan ‘on track’

Scottish Government committed despite UK U-turn By Gillian McKenzie THE Scottish Government has vowed to ‘go it alone’ on minimum pricing after plans for a …

You turn if you want to

SO the UK government has U-turned on minimum pricing, shelving proposals to introduce a 45p a unit price in England and Wales. Crime prevention minister Jeremy …

Trade fears at pricing delay

FURTHER delays to the implementation of minimum pricing could prompt the Scottish Government to consider alternative measures to tackle alcohol misuse which …