Ireland: Cabinet Decides to Introduce Alcohol Floor Price in January 2022

Posted on May 07, 2021 in Europe, Europe

The cabinet of Ireland has decided to introduce the minimum unit price (MUP) policy as per section 11 of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act of Ireland. Accordingly, a floor price of 10 cents per gram of alcohol will be in effect from January 1, 2022. It was expected to come into effect sooner. However, communities and public health advocates welcome the long awaited measure.

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