Half of alcohol sold in Scotland 'below minimum price'

Half of alcohol sold in Scotland 'below minimum price'
 

At least half of the alcohol sold in Scotland does not meet impending minimum pricing legislation, a survey suggests.
More than two-thirds (69%) of the spirits currently sold fall below the 50p per unit threshold, according to analysts Nielsen.
They assessed till sales data from nearly 1,200 Scottish stores.
The Scottish government has said it plans to bring in minimum price legislation "as soon as possible".
According to Nielsen's survey more than two-thirds of beer (67%) was priced below the minimum 50p per unit threshold, followed by 51% of cider.
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14 November 2016 in Health, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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