SALES of cider have dropped by 8% following the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland.
ADDICTION experts in Scotland hope to trial treatment programmes for alcoholics which give out doses of wine “on prescription.”
Minimum pricing: “People have stopped buying cider so much… Some are switching to whisky, some to vodka”
SHOPKEEPERS in some of Scotland’s most deprived neighbourhoods say the introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol is having an impact on what their customers are buying.
MORE than 10 litres of pure alcohol was consumed last year for every adult in Scotland, a new report on the nation's drinking has revealed.
SCOTLAND has led the world by becoming the first country to implement a minimum unit price for alcohol, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
SCOTLAND has become the first country in the world to bring in minimum unit pricing for alcohol. Here are some key questions about the move.
CRIME rates are four times higher in areas with the most pubs and shops selling alcohol, a study has found.
A 50p minimum unit price for alcohol is expected to be approved by MSPs on Holyrood's Health Committee.