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Is a Minimum Price Really a Good Idea?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Lewis Shepherd

With the announcement that the government is proposing a minimum price on alcohol in England and Wales in order to tackle problem drinking, and in turn reduce the levels of alcohol related crime and ill health you have to wonder, is it actually a good idea?

Jessica Elgot

Australia Bans Cigarette Branding, Logos Replaced With Lung Cancer Images | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

Australia is to introduce the world's "toughest cigarette packaging laws", banning logos on the packets, in a landmark High Court ruling that could ha...

Public Smoking Ban 'Worked' Admit Ex-Smokers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Almost two fifths of former smokers think the ban on smoking in public places helped them to quit, research shows. The figures, released on the fif...

Hull Chainsaw Massacre: Man Jailed

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK

A 24-year-old man has been jailed for three years after attacking customers in a Hull pub with a chainsaw. Dean Dinnen, 32, was thrown out of the ...