Letters Minimum unit price for alcohol

How will minimum unit price for alcohol be enforced?

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2722 (Published 18 April 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2722
  1. Richard L Puleston, associate professor of health protection1
  1. 1University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, City Hospital, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
  1. richard.puleston{at}nottingham.ac.uk

If minimum unit pricing of alcohol is to work, the underpinning legislation will need to have substantial teeth and will have to be enforced robustly.1 2 How feasible will this be in practice? There are considerable challenges to be overcome.

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