The Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) has earned 19 mandates in the multi-mandate electoral district, another 42 politicians are vying to be elected in the second round in single-mandate districts. But Ramūnas Karbauskis, the […]
2015 has been a slow year for Lithuanian beer makers, with sales inching down 2% compared to the year before. Industry experts say the contraction is to continue, not least because of the shrinking population […]
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.
Lithuania’s parliament recently added a new amendment to the Alcohol Control Law, which, from November 2016, will prohibit retailers from displaying discounts on alcoholic drinks. The discounts themselves are not banned, however. […]