About: minimum pricing

Health 03-05-2013

Scotland wins court case on minimum pricing of alcohol

The Scottish high court ruled on Friday (3 May) that the government has the right to introduce a legally binding minimum price on alcohol, the first of its kind in the EU. The spirits industry says it will appeal the court ruling.
Brexit 29-11-2012

England, Wales target binge drinking with minimum pricing

English and Welsh ministers are proposing a minimum price of ?0.45 (€0.56) for a unit of alcohol as part of a push to tackle problem drinking.
Health 20-07-2012

Alcohol industry moves to halt minimum pricing

Representatives of Europe’s wine and spirits industries have joined with the Scotch Whisky Association in a legal battle aiming to halt the minimum pricing of alcohol.