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Newcastle University alcohol study rejects cost-price plan

A ban on the sale of alcohol below cost price, due to be introduced in April, will have a "limited impact" on overall alcohol pricing, new research claims.

The Newcastle University study comes a week after Prime Minister David Cameron visited the city and pledged to tackle the "scandal" of alcohol abuse.

The BBC's Health correspondent Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 23 Feb 2012
  • From the section Health
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