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Alcohol minimum pricing laws will kick in Ireland tomorrow

Jan 3, 2022 14:01 By News Northern Sound
Alcohol minimum pricing laws will kick in Ireland tomorrow Alcohol minimum pricing laws will kick in Ireland tomorrow
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From tomorrow in the Republic of Ireland Alcohol minimum pricing laws will kick in.

Alcohol will have a minimum price based on grams of alcohol with one gram costing a minimum of 10 cents.

Some sectors have called this move 'Elitist' as it unfairly targets lower-income consumers.

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Slabs of beer sold at promotional prices are worst hit, with prices likely.

However Eunan McKinney of Alcohol Action Ireland says it will encourage people to drink less.

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