The Ministry of Health has opposed raising the minimum prices for vodka
The head of the Ministry of Health Veronika Skvortsova told reporters that the Ministry is opposed to reducing the minimum prices for vodka.
Skvortsova said that the cause of a large number of deaths of young men in Russia becomes alcohol. If you reduce the use of hard liquor, then decrease and mortality.
Note that since 2017 Mineknomrazvitiya planned to reduce the excise duty on spirits from 500 to 360 rubles. The Office would like to make such changes to reduce the amount of illegal alcohol trade.