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Minimum alcohol pricing 'could reduce teen suicide'

A minimum price for alcohol could cut the number of child suicides in Wales, according to the authors of a report looking into rates and causes.

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Welsh Government responds to minimum alcohol pricing call

Welsh Ministers have written on a number of occasions to the Home Secretary and other UK Government Ministers seeking devolution of alcohol licensing and advocating for public health to be a fifth condition of the UK Licensing Act 2003.

All have been refused. We are currently exploring if Wales could introduce minimum unit pricing within our existing legislative framework.

– Welsh Government spokesperson

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