In Komi, the Minister urged to fight alcoholism beer festivals

The Minister of health of the Komi Republic Dmitry Berezin suggested holding beer festivals in the fight against alcoholism. About it reports the Internet-the edition “Comeonline”.

“We need to change the approach and to the culture of alcohol consumption, to impose it. For example, for the festivals of beer or Mead,” said the official.

According to him, now more than 60% of residents consumed strong drinks, and not alcoholic.

In addition, to reduce alcoholism will help the establishment of sobering-up stations. The prevention of this disease, the Minister proposed to do using the Internet, organizing communication between professionals and students from remote areas.

On 29 March the head of North Ossetia Vyacheslav Bitarov said that the brewing tradition born in the territory of the North Caucasian Republic earlier than in Germany.

In November was published in “the national rating of the sobriety of the subjects of the Russian Federation — 2016” prepared by the project “Sober Russia” and the expert-analytical center under the Public chamber. Komi Republic among the three most drinking regions along with the Magadan region and Chukotka.