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A decision on whether a plan to introduce minimum pricing for alcohol should go to the next stage is to be made by politicians in Wales later.

AMs will debate the proposal which has been suggested as a way of tackling harmful drinking.

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething said evidence from other countries showed a link between price and consumption.

He said minimum prices for alcohol was a "major new and important tool" in tackling harmful drinking in Wales.

But he warned minimum pricing would not work "in isolation" and promised and extra £1m for health boards to tackle substance misuse.


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