MPs call for an end to cheap alcohol deals to reduce crime

Kmietowicz, Zosia
November 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/15/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7679, p1131
Academic Journal
The article reports on a 2008 decision from a group of members of Great Britain's parliament to call for a ban on promotions of inexpensive alcohol at British pubs and night clubs and an end to supermarket discounts on alcohol. The members called for the bans in an effort to reduce alcohol related crimes and accidents in the country. They also suggested that the government should consider introducing legislation that would set a minimum price on alcohol and allow greater use of legal powers that review and revoke the licenses of alcohol retailers who are found to act irresponsibly.


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