Lithuania enacts preposterous alcohol advertising constraints

  • 2018-01-31
  • Linas Jegelevicius
With Draconian alcohol advertisement laws in place since January 1, Lithuania‘s Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control Department (LDTACD) is doing something unimaginable in compliance with the country’s recently amended law on Alcohol Control by urging shops and other retail outlets to censor pages featuring alcohol ads from magazines imported from abroad. Press Express, Lithuania's biggest distributor of foreign magazines, gets the job done with a combination of stickers, markers pens, gluing sheets of plain paper over the top of ads and tearing the offending pages out of the p...
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