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In the state Duma received a proposal to ban the stores keep alcoholic beverages on open shelves. As reported by RIA Novosti with reference to Deputy Leonid Ogula, alcoholic products, it is advisable to take separate rooms, or place it in closed cabinets, as cigarettes.
“Alcohol should be hidden from the eyes of the buyers, in due time, removed from the eyes of tobacco — either in a separate room, or in closed cabinets. Don’t want — let them sell in alkomarket,” — said the Deputy.
Ogul said that the shops, when you put bottles of alcohol in a row with other products, I make it clear to customers that the alcohol — a product like any other. In his opinion, if you remove the alcoholic drinks from the eye, its sales will drop significantly.
The MP also recalled that in shops located in residential houses, have already taken proposed measures — alcoholic beverages was taken to a separate room.
In addition, the MP expressed the view that the proposed measures are unlikely to be detrimental to small and medium businesses. “The business itself understands the necessity of such a step. So, I think that amendments to the legislation making the sale of alcohol in private places, it is quite appropriate,” he said.
Ban the sale of alcoholic beverages in the common area of visibility were discussed earlier in the state Duma, but was postponed.
In the beginning of 2018 in Russia has increased sales of alcohol. A significant increase was seen in fruit wines sales increased by 271 percent, to 1.1 million decaliters. Growth of vodka was 7.4 percent of sales made up 5.64 million decaliters. Buying wine increased by 7.5% and made up 3.58 million decaliters.
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