“Izvestia”: the CPS opposed the sale of beer in stadiums

MOSCOW, August 14. /TASS/. The CPS opposed the lifting of the ban on the sale of beer at sports facilities, such as step contributes to alcohol abuse population. On Tuesday the newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the Department.

“Because it does not contribute to the government policy against alcoholization of the population and jeopardize the results already achieved today”, – explained his position in the Federal service.

August 6, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said that the government will take a decision on the resumption of beer sales in the stadiums until the end of September. The Ministry “news” reported that the decision on this issue should be taken after analysis of the sales of alcoholic beverage in the confederations Cup 2017 and world Cup 2018, which will continue to work out proposals on the main terms of sale and requirements to stadiums.

The question of allowing the sale of beer in Russian stadiums was raised on 20 July at a joint meeting of the Council for development of physical culture and sports and the Supervisory Board of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018”, which Russian President Vladimir Putin held in Kaliningrad.

A ban on the sale of beer at stadiums in Russia since 2005. On the basis of the Federal law of the International football Federation (FIFA) was allowed to sell beer on public concession stands of the stadiums during the world Cup in 2018 before and during each match, as well as in the framework of festivals fans across the 11 host cities.