NHS Health Scotland
Outcome Indicators


h. Evidence of ban on promotions that encourage speed drinking

There is evidence for effectiveness of:

  • Restricting point of purchase promotions in affecting the overall consumption of under age drinkers, binge drinkers and regular drinkers


Meier P. et al. (2008) Independent Review of the Effects of Alcohol Pricing and Promotion. Part A: Systematic Reviews. Department of Health: London.

The University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR, 2009) Final draft of Report 1 Macro Level Interventions for Alcohol Use Disorders: Effectiveness Review to the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence. National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence.

World Health Organisation (WHO.,2009) Evidence for the effectiveness and cost–effectiveness of interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm. World Health Organisation: Europe.