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Scheme to protect genuine Scotch whisky launches

A scheme to protect genuine Scotch whisky has been set up by the UK government and the whisky industry.

Anyone involved in producing Scotland's national dram will have to sign up to the Spirit Drinks Verification Scheme.

Those in favour of the regulations say the scheme will help safeguard billions of pounds of exports and tens of thousands of Scottish jobs.

BBC Scotland's Craig Anderson reports.

  • 10 Jan 2014
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