David Cameron's ban on cheap alcohol 'may fail to curb drinking'

A ban on cheap alcohol may do nothing to cut crime or prevent health problems resulting from excessive drinking, research warns today.

David Cameron is preparing to introduce a minimum price of at least 40p per unit of alcohol and ministers are expected to launch a public consultation on the scheme within days.
However, a report published by the Adam Smith Institute found that there was no evidence that a minimum price would reduce the harm caused by high levels of drinking...

You can read the full article in the Daily Telegraph here


Tim Ross in The Daily Telegraph reports on the ASI's report on the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model and minimum alcohol pricing.