Non-food alcohol-containing products are banned to sell cheaper alcohol
SLIDES, 10 Dec — RIA Novosti. Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree banning the sale of non-food alcohol-containing products at a price below the minimum established for alcoholic products.
New document deprives the trade in such goods of the economic feasibility.
The decree also prohibits the sale of non-food infusions in the cafés and restaurants.
“I hope this will also help to reduce the number of poisonings of this kind of alcohol-containing liquids”, — concluded the Prime Minister.
The topic has acquired special relevance after the mass poisoning in Irkutsk region counterfeit bath concentrate “Hawthorn” in December of 2016. The victims were 62 people.
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