THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The draft liquor policy for 2018-19 okayed by the Cabinet on Wednesday has as its major highlights the sale of Foreign Made Foreign Liquor (FMFL) in the state and the phasing out of plastic liquor bottles.
That it’s only 2 p.m. is of little concern to Abdullah and his buddies in Istanbul’s Okmeydani district. Inside his corner store, plastic cups filled with beer and spirits are dotted along countertops and atop refrigerators stocked with beer and spirits.
Quebec announced its banning high-sugar drinks with high alcohol content from all grocery and convenience stores, following the death of a 14-year-old who consumed one of the high-energy, alcoholic beverages.
A Suffolk brewery boss has slammed proposals to create new labelling for drink with 0.5% alcohol or less as “misleading, harmful and dangerous”.
A plan to introduce minimum pricing for alcohol has passed its first hurdle in the assembly. Assembly members backed the general principle of the law in a vote in the Senedd on Tuesday.
Nairobi revelers have reason to worry at the quality of alcohol being sold in the capital. Details have emerged how racketeers have managed to establish parallel distribution networks in Nairobi for the sale of counterfeit brands in pubs and shops.
The Quebec government will move to ban sales of sugary, high-alcohol beverages in convenience (dépanneurs) and grocery stores.
Spirits are running high in the EU alcohol debate as the European alcoholic beverages sectors have come up with a self-regulatory, voluntary proposal on the list of ingredients and nutrition information and have submitted this draft to the European Commission for consideration.
A huge new liquor distribution facility is coming to Delta. The province’s Liquor Distribution Branch has been operating through its Vancouver distribution centre on Rupert Street since 1964, but will be on the move to a new space, which will be called the Delta Distribution Centre, at 7003 72nd Street.
AMs will debate the proposal which has been suggested as a way of tackling harmful drinking. Health Secretary Vaughan Gething said evidence from other countries showed a link between price and consumption.