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Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely
A minister has said it would risk “undermining the effectiveness” of minimum pricing if it’s not implemented at the same as Northern Ireland.
Alcohol sales in Scotland drop to lowest-ever level following introduction of new pricing laws
Minimum unit pricing laws were introduced in May 2018.
Alcohol Bill, first published in 2015, finally passes through Oireachtas
The legislation provides for changes such as minimum pricing and restrictions on advertising.
Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'
Senator Frances Black was reacting to the news that cancer warning labels are expected to be dropped from the Alcohol Bill.
Scotland to be the first country to introduce minimum alcohol pricing
The ruling could have an impact on Ireland’s drinks regulations proposed in the Alcohol Bill.
Vintners want supermarket ads for cheap alcohol outlawed
They are calling on the proposals in the recently-announced Alcohol Bill to ‘become a reality as soon as possible’.
Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?
In the last year, the amount of alcohol consumed in Ireland fell by 4.4 per cent.