Guest Post: Glen Wiggs on Minimum Pricing of Alcohol

Another post by my father Glen Wiggs. In this one he refers to a Scottish study where imposing a minimum price of alcohol did nothing to reduce sales of ready to drink products (sold to younger folk), but did reduce spirits, wine and beer sales. So the older voters get to drink less while the […]

Alcohol minimum pricing – Reversing the Facts

A PRESS RELEASE FROM MY DAD. Plenty more to come on this topic I feel Website: http://www.ffar.org Email: gwiggs@ffar.org Media Release Box 776, Noosa Heads Queensland 4567 Australia ALCOHOL MINIMUM PRICING – Reversing the Facts The Scottish Government is actively pursuing the introduction of a policy of minimum pricing for alcohol. The proposed minimum price […]

Fixing the Berl report – some progress made

Some good progress on the saga of the Berl report on Costs of Harmful Alcohol and Other Drug Use. Berl have posted a response to criticism, including a letter of apology from Treasury. They note that the request for tender stated “You shall complete a cost analysis using an accepted framework and deliver a report […]