Drinks Industry Ireland: Disproportionate 'solutions'

Ron Cregan talks to Drinks Industry Ireland about the implications for the Alcohol Bill facing the drinks industry in Ireland. Full article here.

Mail Online: Will plain packaging on alcohol and sugar REALLY make us healthier?

Plain packaging legislation might read well, but does it work? Experts worry it may actually do more harm than good. Full article here

FT: A guide to the seven sins of overreaching government

In this Financial Times op-ed, Clive Bates posits there's a time and a place for regulation, but outlines the seven ways in which regulators "overreach themselves or make basic conceptual errors." Full article here.

The Guardian: Plain packaging and graphic warnings will 'crush' craft drinks

Craft distiller Jared Brown — co-founder and master distiller at Sipsmith — worries plain packaging laws on alcohol will hurt small distillers. Full article here.