Alcohol floor price triggered drop in ICU admissions at NT hospital: study

Introduced back in 2018, the policy was an attempt to stem the 'rivers of grog' flowing through the NT

ICU admissions for alcohol misuse dropped by more than one third at a major NT hospital in the 12 months following the introduction of a minimum alcohol floor price, a new study shows.

A minimum unit price for alcohol of $1.30 per standard drink came into effect across the territory in October 2018 in the face of opposition from the drinks industry which claimed it breached the Australian constitution.

Intensive care doctors at Alice Springs Hospital found

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