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Beer is considered an alcoholic beverage.
At the meeting of the State Duma in first reading, amendments to the law on state regulation of trafficking in alcoholic beverages, according to which beer is considered an alcoholic beverage. According to the authors to dispel the myth that beer is harmless drink ..
В«In fact, beer - it's not soda. And consider it harmless, or at least less dangerous - misconception, quickly affecting the health "- said the first deputy head of the faction" United Russia's Tatyana Yakovleva.
The current law beer and beverages produced on its basis are not considered alcoholic beverages. In the case of amendment in respect of beer will come into force, all restrictions on the manufacture and distribution of alcohol. Thus, the new document that prohibits the sale of beer in crowded places, as well as stalls, kiosks, tents or with hands. In addition, will be impossible to produce and sell beer without a license.