Heavy drinkers hit most by pricing

Press Association
pouring whisky into a glass
pouring whisky into a glass

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Charging a minimum price for alcohol would hit heavy drinkers but have little impact on moderate consumers with low incomes, a study has found.

Researchers conducted a computer analysis of how people might be expected to respond to a minimum price for alcohol of 45p per unit, or around £1.35 for a large glass of wine.