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More on minimum alcohol pricing

Jim McLean comments as more is revealed regarding the minimum alcohol pricing. “A minimum unit price law will affect (indirectly) trade between member states (EU Directorate Internal Market and Services) and will be a health measure (EU Directorate General Health and Consumers).  It needs to ‘proportionate’, a question with both a health and a market […]

Minimum Alcohol Pricing in Scotland

The European Commission has been reported as having told the Scottish Government “that there was no reason the[Scottish Government’s minimum alcohol pricing] policy would be at odds with EU law if key conditions were met”. To read the full article click here, visit the link below. Jim McLean, consultant at b+m comments: “This is not quite ‘home free’ […]