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What Publicans think about policy, public health and the changing trade

The report, Pubs Quizzed: What Publicans Think About Policy, Public Health and the Changing Trade, released by the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) is based on the results of a national survey of pub managers. It found 83% believe supermarket alcohol is too cheap, with 48% saying competition from shops and supermarkets are among their top three concerns. 72% of publicans believe the government should raise taxes on alcohol in supermarkets to tackle the problem. 41% are in favour of MUP versus 22% against.
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