The Ministry of industry and trade opposed the ban on the retail sale of alcohol on weekends. This measure may lead to negative consequences, said Deputy Minister Viktor Evtukhov. On Monday, July 17, reports TASS.
"If such a proposal is implemented, citizens are deprived of the opportunity to acquire a weekend of legal alcohol, will be forced to buy illegal alcohol or surrogates, will increase the moonshine," said Evtukhov.
According to officials, such a ban is the stated goal to reduce drunkenness and alcoholism will increase these phenomena and the increase of illegal turnover of alcohol. The Deputy Minister also noted that it is unknown the examples of such bans in civilized countries.
Monday was it is known that the Ministry of health discussed the idea of a ban on the sale of alcohol on weekends. It was noted that this provision can be included in the Strategy of formation of healthy lifestyle of the population.
The introduction of a ban on the sale of alcohol on weekends back in the Soviet times. This opinion expressed Director of retail companies Association (ACORT) Vladimir Ionkin.
In turn, the head of the Center of researches Federal and regional alcohol markets Vadim Drobiz expressed confidence that such initiatives today to seriously discuss, no one will.
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