Tagged: Blood Alcohol

Blood Alcohol - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Jul 27, 2010

I blame the feral response to National’s announcement – that they will not be dropping the legal blood alcohol limit to 0.05 g% – squarely on the media. I am certain that it is the media’s propensity always to give the maximum amount of airtime and newsprint to the most hysterical over-reaction that encourages people [...] Related posts: … Read More

Booze Scoop - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Apr 22, 2010

David Farrar appears to have scooped the newspapers with a leaked version of The Law Commission proposals on alcohol. The Stuff version is here. David’s summary runs: A massive 50% increase in the excise tax on alcohol. This would result in an extra $500 million of revenue to the Crown at the expense of everyone who drinks. Banning the sale [...] Related posts: … Read More