Over the last year, there has been a lot of attention to alcohol problems in general and drinking and driving in particular. A high-profile civil servant, a TV personality and more recently a candidate for Minister of Justice received a lot of negative publicity following arrests for drinking and driving. They are all part of more than 2,500 drivers caught by the police for drinking and driving. Not just damaging to a career, it is also a very expensive experience. […]
The ban on selling alcohol on September 1 has been successful in reducing alcohol abuse by minors who celebrate the start of the academic year on that day, specialists say. Specialists have concluded that the […]
The Lithuanian Government on Monday withheld support for proposals to raise the minimum legal age for purchasing alcoholic drinks to 20 years from the current 18 years and to allow selling alcoholic beverages only in specialised stores.
On Friday, Statistics Lithuania released updated data on alcohol consumption in Lithuania which in 2015 was 14 litres of pure alcohol per person. The figure has been calculated using updated methodology and shows lower alcohol […]