Articles tagged with minimum pricing for alcohol
by Jamie Bartlett / 15 Feb 2012 15:06
Ever since we discovered the joys of drinking alcohol, those who govern have worried we enjoy it too much. In the mid-tenth century, King Edgar introduced the first recorded law to curb drunkeness, which was followed by a thousand years of (usually failed) attempts to regulate when, where, and how much we drink.
It is something of an obsession for modern leaders too. David Cameron today re-declared war on the binge-drinkers. It is