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Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?

There have been calls for minimum pricing levels to be raised but do you think that would make any difference?

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THIS WEEK AN Oireachtas committee as urged to “turn off the tap of cheap alcohol”.

Professor Frank Murray of the Royal College of Physicians said increasing minimum alcohol prices, which would particularly affect alcohol sales in supermarkets, would result in “immediate and substantial benefits”.

But we want to know what you think: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland result in less dangerous drinking?

Poll Results:

No way, not a chance (5452)
Yes, it would help (1458)
I'm not sure (507)

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