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Supreme Court backs minimum alcohol price

The UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the Scottish Government’s legislation on Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) is legal. This is a landmark moment for public health and the end of a long journey. However, it also marks the start of a new journey to implement MUP to reduce alcohol-related harm in Scotland. When implemented this will mean that no alcohol can be sold in Scotland for less than 50p per unit.

Read the blog written by Dr Lesley Graham and Dr Harpreet S Kohli here.

Published 15 November 2017

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