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Have your say on alcohol prices

HEALTH Minister Robin Swann today (Tuesday) launched a new public consultation on the introduction of a minimum unit price for alcohol at local level. The Minimum Unit Price for Alcohol (MUP) would establish a minimum price that could be charged per unit (8mg or 10ml) of alcohol. Any alcoholic beverage has a set number of […]

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Alcohol prices in Delhi plummet as retailers offer deep discounts; What will be the new alcohol prices?

Alcohol prices in Delhi drop: Delhi liquor vendors have brought good news to liquor lovers in the nation’s capital this New Year. As the state government implements the new liquor policy, several vendors in the nation’s capital are offering huge discounts on liquor prices. The new prices have been put in place for Indian and […]

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Rising alcohol prices could see customers crossing the border

Dundalk PRO Paddy Malone Chamber of Commerce has expressed concern that the new minimum price for alcohol introduced last Tuesday could lead buyers across the border. The new regulations mean that an average bottle of wine can now not be sold for less than 7.40 €, a can of beer must cost at least 1.70 […]

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Minimum Pricing Ireland: We compare alcohol prices in Dundalk and Newry

It’s all about crossing the border this week as punters try to escape the new rise in alcohol prices that isn’t just hitting problem drinkers – it’s hitting everyone. We visited offices and supermarkets on both sides of the border this week just to see in real terms how much cheaper people in the North […]

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New liquor prices in Ireland: all you need to know about the new wine, beer and spirits prices

From today, Tuesday January 4, the government’s new minimum unit price for alcohol comes into effect, which will significantly increase the cost of cheap alcohol in supermarkets. The new legislation was passed last year as part of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, aimed at targeting ‘cheap in relation to its strength’ alcohol in a bid […]

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Alcohol prices Ireland: the new system is coming and how it will affect the pockets of consumers

Alcohol prices in Ireland will change from January 4, and the major overhaul will see consumers pay more for their favorite drinks. The minimum unit price system will see increases in all stores and this will mean that alcoholic products will not be allowed to be sold for less than a defined minimum price. An […]

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Ontario cuts wholesale alcohol prices for restaurants

Effective January 1, Ontario reduced the LCBO’s wholesale alcohol prices for bars and restaurants and allows curbside pickup of beer, wine and cider at licensed grocery stores, as well as the freezing of the basic tax rate on beer. A government announcement says the measure aims to support licensed bars, restaurants and other businesses by […]

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Irish law changes of 2022: alcohol prices to jump in one of biggest reduction efforts

Ireland is expected to host a major legislative change in a few days as the New Year approaches. From January 4, a minimum unit price system will come into effect nationwide for all sellers of alcohol. This new regime implies that alcoholic beverages must be sold at least at the minimum price set for the […]

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Alcohol prices set to rise after Christmas

The new law will come into force next year. The cost of alcohol is expected to rise in Irish and unlicensed supermarkets after Christmas as new laws are to be passed. The minimum unit price comes into effect from January 4 under the Public Health Alcohol Act (2018). Under this new law, various alcoholic products […]

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Alcohol prices to rise in Irish supermarkets like Tesco and unlicensed in just weeks

Beverage prices are expected to increase after Christmas as new minimum unit price rules for alcohol come into effect. From January 2022, a “floor price” for alcohol will be introduced, which means that alcohol cannot legally be sold below a fixed price. The minimum price will be based on the amount of alcohol in the […]

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Lowest Hungarian alcohol prices in the EU

MTI – Econews Tuesday August 31, 2021, 11:50 Image from Shutterstock.com In 2020, the price level of alcoholic beverages (spirits, wine and beer) in Hungary was the lowest among EU member states, according to data released by the statistical agency Eurostat. The price of alcoholic beverages varied widely across the European Union, the agency notes. […]

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Taoiseach appeals to Northern Ireland for minimum alcohol prices amid fears of wholesale cross-border purchases

The Taoiseach has called on Northern Ireland to join the Republic in introducing a minimum unit price. The call came after a government backbench MP told him that unilateral action – making cheap booze more expensive from next January – would lead to Southern “crowds” crossing the border to buy wholesale. “This legislation is right, […]

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Pakistan Alcohol Prices Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

Alcohol is widely prohibited for Muslims in Pakistan, but that does not prevent a black market from securing a supply of illicit alcohol. As in many countries around the world, there has been an overall increase in alcohol consumption in Pakistan during the coronavirus pandemic. Not all Muslims follow the rules, and well-healed drinkers can […]

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Poll shows one in five Arizona residents think low alcohol prices are contributing to drinking problems in their community

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – GreenhouseTreatment.coma leading addiction treatment provider, surveyed 3,000 drinkers, revealing that more than one in five (23%) Arizona residents believe that low prices of alcoholic beverages contribute to drinking problems in their community. Spread across the country, Arkansans have the strongest feelings about low alcohol prices contributing to drinking problems […]