Ramūnas Karbauskis

President won’t veto tighter control on alcohol – Farmer’s leader

After an unannounced meeting with President Dalia Grybauskaitė, the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union’s leader Ramūnas Karbauskis said that the president would not veto the amendments to the Law on Alcohol Control aimed at tightening rules of trading. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis

Conservatives propose to put alcohol sales restriction bill on hold

The opposition Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats proposes that the parliament temporarily suspend debates on a controversial package aimed at sharply reducing access to alcohol until political groups in the Seimas reach consensus and muster enough votes to pass the legislation. […]

Beverage at a shopping centre in Lithuania

Lithuanian retailers’ initiative killed by subservience to voters

After the Lithuanian parliament reversed the alcohol sales scheme on Tuesday, the head of the Association of Trade Enterprises said that the new scheme would facilitate purchase of alcoholic beverages by young people. […]