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Mixed reaction to landmark law

Trade and producers split on Holyrood’s flagship policy …

Alcohol requires targeted tactics

Whole-population measures are not the key to tackling problems “WE’RE going to stamp out the sale of super-strength ciders at pocket-money prices” – …

Is this the end for minimum pricing?

It’s now three years since the Scottish Government’s flagship minimum pricing legislation was passed by the Parliament – and promptly ended up in a legal …

Minimum pricing push hailed a success

Fresh bid to highlight argument in support of minimum pricing hailed a …

SLTA in EU pricing meeting

THE Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA), and its counterparts from the UK and Ireland, met with representatives from the EU Commission to highlight its …

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 …

Minimum price debate rumbles on

SO minimum pricing has passed another hurdle. A legal challenge to the Scottish Government’s plans to implement a 50p minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol by …

Minimum pricing remains on track

Scottish Government underlines commitment as plans waver down south THE Scottish Government has reiterated its commitment to introducing a minimum price for …

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