Deputies of the Moscow city Duma suggested to forbid sale of alcoholic beverages in the metropolis on Friday, declaring them as "days of sobriety". The parliamentarians expect that this has a positive impact on the health of the residents of the city, but also will reduce the number of accidents Friday.
A new proposal limiting the realization of intoxicating beverages was received from the deputies of the Moscow city Duma. Parliamentarians are going to make the capital's residents "sober Friday" by introducing ban on the sale of intoxicating beverages on the last day of the working week.
"This issue need to be worked out at joint sessions of the commissions on health and on social policy. You need to see what the experience of similar projects is long. It is likely that some mechanisms will be borrowed from foreign practice" - quoted M24 member of the Commission for the protection of public health of the Moscow city Duma Alexey Mishina.
The MP expressed confidence that a similar ban is able to have a positive effect on the health of the population and will help to reduce the number of accidents on the roads of Moscow on Friday. With all this, only one prohibitive measures a little, he said, should continuously carry out with the natives outreach.
And yet, last labor day as the "day of sobriety" is a superb option, said the Deputy. "Friday is the most suitable to achieve the desired result day. Many residents of our planet rest with intoxicating drinks occurs on Friday evening and then all weekend. The result on Monday they come to work not only refreshed - but, often, with a pronounced asthenic syndrome", - said Alexei Mishin.
"When we talk about alcohol policy, we find for a start that you need to lower the consumption of intoxicating beverages by the part of population that does not abuse. And a ban on the sale of alcohol on Friday will help to achieve this. Of course, someone will get beforehand, but for the bulk of the population, any reduction in availability is considered to be a useful factor. No you are not" - said the Deputy head on science of the Moscow scientific-practical center of narcology Yevgeny Koshkin.
More focus on providing the bourgeoises other activities suggested by the head of the Moscow branch of the all-Russian social organisation "Antialcoholic front" Nikolai Bubnov. "People need an alternative. You must offer something in return. For example, can be conducted in the areas of sporting events. In the Soviet era backyard football team could perform at the level of the entire Empire, to revive this practice," he said.
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