Finland: Amended alcohol law won’t be used in 2017

The amendment to the alcohol legislation, currently under preparation, will not come into force in the beginning of 2017, as had originally been planned, Family and Social Services Minister Rehula’s adviser Hanna-Maija Kause told the news agency STT.

“The too long a time lost to strike a political compromise stretched the time table,” Kause said.

According to Kause, it is possible to provide more accurate estimates by the end of the summer at the earliest. Currently, the ministry is preparing regulations concerning small breweries.

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