Tagged: Alko

BLOG: EU Rules Don’t Threaten Icelandic Alcohol Retail Monopoly

The Icelandic discussion of new EU rules as a threat to the ATVR alcohol retail monopoly is based on a misunderstanding and risks gravely undermining Icelandic public health outcomes, writes Kalle and illustrates how important alcohol retail monopolies are and that they are not at odds with the EU Geoblocking Directive, as some have claimed in Iceland…

REPORT: Finnish Alcohol Policy At The Crossroads

The two alternatives considered in the study of (i) Finland with similar alcohol policies as in Sweden, and (ii) Finland without an alcohol retail monopoly, differ by hundreds of deaths and, also, hundreds of millions of euros each year.
The researchers suggest that the public debate and decision makers in Finland take this into account when considering the future of alcohol policy in Finland…