FAS supported the idea to write about the dangers of alcohol on bottles with alcohol

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The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) supported the proposal to place on the bottles with alcohol the inscription about harm of alcohol, write «Izvestia» with reference to the opinion of the corresponding bill, signed by the Deputy head of the service Alexei Dotsenko.

At the same time the FAS found it unnecessary to place the drawings that demonstrates the severe social consequences of drinking.

«Previously, this measure has already been imposed on tobacco products, while evidence of its effectiveness to date provided», — quotes the document to the newspaper.

A bill to inform consumers of alcoholic beverages about the dangers of alcohol was introduced in the state Duma in October, a Deputy from fraction of LDPR Vladimir Sysoyev.

The bill proposes to establish a procedure of informing the consumers about the dangers of drinking alcoholic beverages. Mandatory placement of pictures which show the heavy social consequences of alcohol consumption, is intended only for alcoholic beverages, i.e., alcoholic products, which are produced using ethyl alcohol, including vodka and cognac.

The document notes that for other types of alcoholic beverages such as wine, fruit wine, liqueur wine, sparkling wine (champagne), wine drinks, beer and beverages, manufactured on the basis of beer, cider, Poiret, Mead, the procedure of informing about the dangers of their use for health will be set by the government.

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