Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2018-06-11 | Sing Tao

A Scottish experiment in minimum unit pricing

Recently, Scotland has become the first in the world to establish a minimum unit price of alcohol, meaning drinks with a large amount of alcohol could no longer be sold cheaply. What alcohol problem is Scotland trying to tackle via this innovative measure, and what are the possible effects?     

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