Ireland’s new Alcohol Bill is signed into Law

The Commencement Order for the Public Health Alcohol Bill has been signed, officially signing it into law.

Here are the main points of the Bill:

  • A minimum unit pricing for alcohol will be introduced.
  • Segregation of alcohol sales from other products in shops.
  • Cancer warnings are being added to the packaging of alcohol products.
  • Advertising restrictions and a broadcasting watershed.
  • Advertising of alcohol products in or on public service vehicles, transports and busses.
  • Alcohol wont be advertised in parks or sports events where children are present.

Simon Harris took to Twitter to release the news:

-Noah Harte