Hitting the bottle

May 26, 2009

Bank Holiday binge drinking is predicted to cost the NHS £25 million this weekend. Policy Exchange’s new report, Hitting the bottle recommends a fundamental overhaul of the alcohol duty regime, to allow for prices to be raised on super-strength beer and ciders, and to promote the production and consumption of lower alcohol products.

Author

Carol Storey

Carol Storey
Health and Social Care Research Fellow, 2009 Read Full Bio

Henry Featherstone

Henry Featherstone
Head of Health Unit, 2008-2010 Read Full Bio

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