minimum pricing

Minimum pricing won’t end alcoholism – it will make the addiction more deadly

So the Scotch Whisky Association’s challenge to minimum pricing has failed and the last good reason to stay in the…

It’s the economy, stupid – why minimum pricing won’t work

There was a reminder last week that politics produces strange bed-fellows when the Institute of Alcohol Studies (formerly known as the…

Why is it any of the EU’s business if Scotland introduce minimum pricing for alcohol?

This morning, the Scottish courts ruled against the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) in the latest chapter of a long-running dispute…

Stop telling us that minimum alcohol pricing ‘works in Canada’. It’s nonsense

One of the abiding myths about minimum pricing for alcohol is that there is real world evidence from Canada that…