Court of Session refuses Scotch Whisky Association appeal over minimum alcohol pricing

The Court of Session has refused an appeal by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) against the court’s decision to refuse a judicial review of legislation introducing a minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol. The SWA challenged the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Act 2012, arguing that minimum pricing would discriminate against poorer drinkers. The appeal followed a […]