NT, Australia: MUP Proven to Be Effective

Posted on April 30, 2020 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

Alcohol-related harm, ambulance call outs and car crashes have all dramatically declined in the Northern Territory since the introduction of a minimum price on the cost of alcohol.
The Northern Territory in Australia was the first jurisdiction to implement the minimum unit price (MUP) policy in the country. MUP has been in effect since October 2018. More than a year later, preliminary evaluation results are proving MUP to be effective in reducing alcohol harm in the territory…

Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Violence, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Child Health, Evidence, Minimum Unit Price, MUP, News, Public Health, Road Safety
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