Alcohol in Norfa shopping centre

Seimas passes alcohol use restrictions

Following lengthy public discussions and parliamentary debates, the Seimas on Thursday significantly tightened regulation of alcohol sales, use and advertising, with some bans to take effect in early 2018 and others in early 2020. […]

Alcohol in Norfa shopping centre

Alcohol excise hike has no impact on consumption in Lithuania

A major hike in excise duties on alcoholic drinks that took effect in Lithuania in early March has not changed alcohol purchasing habits, a survey by Baltic Market Insights (Baltmi) has revealed. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis

Karbauskis wants Govt to start preparations for specialized alcohol stores

Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, has called for the government to be put under the obligation to draft legal acts by mid-2018 that are necessary for establishing specialized alcohol stores. […]

Kęstutis Girnius

Grinius. Is Lithuania a police state?

If we want to create a civil society and strong democracy we need to trust citizens and their good will and good thinking. Trusting our citizens is foreign to Lithuanian government. They are keen to […]