Setting a minimum price of R10 per unit of alcohol would save more than 20,000 lives in South Africa over two decades, according to a new paper. Such a floor price would see a 750ml bottle of 5% beer cost at least R25, and a 750ml bottle of wine with 12.5. % alcohol would cost at least R62. 50.
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