Bill on minimum alcohol pricing to be published

Tuesday 22 October 2013 23.28
The bill will also provide for a restriction in alcohol availability
The bill will also provide for a restriction in alcohol availability

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill has been brought to Cabinet ahead of its publication on Thursday.

It will legislate for minimum pricing for alcohol.

There is no ban on sports sponsorship by alcohol companies in the bill.

A working group has been established, which will be chaired by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

The bill will also provide for a restriction in alcohol availability.

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