Scotland: MUP Cuts Alcohol Use Substantially

A new study reports that Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) on alcohol implemented in Scotland is substantially cutting alcohol use within the country.┬áScotland was the first country in the world to introduce MUP at 50 pence per unit of alcohol. This was a hard won gain for public health over Big Alcohol interests. Now the results of this study by BMJ shows the policy is working even better than expected…