Letters Minimum unit pricing for alcohol

Support for minimum unit pricing for alcohol in the alcohol industry

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6307 (Published 21 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6307
  1. Peter Rice, chair1
  1. 1Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ, UK
  1. peter.rice{at}nhs.net

Stockwell explains why health organisations throughout Europe support minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol and wish to see it introduced in Scotland.1 The political and legal processes mean that implementation is complex and lengthy, and there is a risk that only those closely involved can keep track. However, it is important that the broad support the medical profession and other …

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