Alcohol restrictions have not encouraged people in Lithuania to drink less – researchers

  • 2020-07-22
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – Despite the government-introduced alcohol consumption restrictions and increased excises, people's habits in Lithuania have not changed in essence, a new survey by Vilnius University researchers shows. Vita Karpuskiene, a lecturer at Vilnius University's Faculty of Economics and Business Management, says the figures of the past 12 months show that stricter measures have not encouraged people to consume less alcohol. "The number of non-drinkers has dropped but we could soften and say that it’s not that the number of dri...
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