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Minimum unit pricing and harmful drinking: Mixed findings should not override the bigger picture
Minimum unit pricing and harmful drinking: Mixed findings should not override the bigger picture

A study on the impact of Scotland’s minimum unit pricing on harmful drinkers and those with alcohol dependence received a lot of press attention lambasting the policy. Here the lead researcher Professor John Holmes, explains the nuances of the results, with both positive and negative findings for those on both sides of the policy debate. Read more »

Blog    21st June 2022

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Marketing and Consumption of No and Low Alcohol Drinks in the UK

Marketing & Consumption of NoLos event

Dr Emily Nicholls assesses whether there is potential for NoLos to support moderate drinking, whilst highlighting problematic marketing issues that reinforce harmful drinking and gender norms.