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Thursday, November 13, 2008
SNP boost as study claims higher taxes mean fewer drink deaths
14 November 2008
By Lyndsay Moss
PLANS to impose minimum prices on alcohol in Scotland received a boost yesterday after a study found higher taxes led to a reduction in drink-related deaths.
Researchers reviewed the impact of two tax increases on alcohol in Alaska on the number of deaths from alcohol-related diseases including liver disease, oral cancers and alcohol poisoning. . . . . .