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Minimum Level of Thought Behind Proposal for Minimum Price for Alcohol

March 15, 2009

The British government is considering a proposal that would establish a minimum price for certain alcoholic beverages.  According to the proposal’s proponents, the law would be justified because underage drinking is putting a strain on the government-run National Health Service.  The proposal is flawed for all of the personal liberty reasons most of us cherish.  [...]

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Some Joyless Brits Want To Ban Happy Hour

November 9, 2008

It’s no secret that our British friends like to have a good time with the drink.  I look back upon my own time doing it with them with great fondness. Unfortunately, some British lawmakers are allowing their love of government to trump the right of the individual to enjoy his free time.  Some British lawmakers [...]

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