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The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

Alex Roberts November 16, 2017 0

Yesterday (15.11.17), the policy the SNP hoped to introduce in Scotland, until it was taken to the Courts, has officially been given the green light. The Supreme Court found that the policy to set

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Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing – an ill conceived proposal?

Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing – an ill conceived proposal?

Eddie McGarrity November 15, 2017 0

In a landmark victory for the SNP, the Supreme Court has ruled that their Government in Holyrood can set a minimum price for alcohol, in spite of a persistent challenge from the Scotch Whisky

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Sovereignty Over One’s Mind and Body: The Most Fundamental Human Right

Sovereignty Over One’s Mind and Body: The Most Fundamental Human Right

Sam Woolfe August 7, 2013 0

Having control of one’s body and one’s mind – also called self-ownership – is, I believe, the most basic right any one can have. Mill summed it up nicely in On Liberty: “Over one’s

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Paternalism With Beer Goggles; Minimum Alcohol Pricing

Paternalism With Beer Goggles; Minimum Alcohol Pricing

Lee Jenkins November 30, 2012 6

The Coalition Government have announced plans to introduce minimum pricing on alcohol, and a curtailing of drinks offers, most notably Buy-One-Get-One-Free’s much beloved by students and Happy Hour aficionados. The thinking behind the move

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