Estonian PM: high price is best alcohol policy

  • 2015-11-18
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN — According to Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas the best way to fight against the overconsumption of alcohol is to implement a high alcohol excise duty and therefore raise the price of alcohol. Self-regulation within the sector helps as well, he said. The consumption and overconsumption of alcohol is a touchy subject in the society, Roivas explained in an answer to the Estonian Employers’ Confederation and the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “As a former minister of social affairs, I know that according to studies the most effectiv...
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