Sweden: Systembolaget Mulls Plans for Cheap Beer

Posted December 07 2019 Affordability, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, BigAlcoholExposed, Cross Border Trade, European Commission, European Union, Evidence, IOGT, News, Public Health, Smuggling, Systembolaget

Systembolaget – the national alcohol retail monopoly – mulls plans for introducing cheap beer.
Systembolaget is saying there is customer demand for cheap beer. According to the government-run alcohol retail monopoly, customers do not want to buy a 500ml container of the current offer of the cheapest beer. Therefore, they are thinking to introduce a smaller and cheaper beer from 2020.
IOGT-NTO is critical of this suggestion for two main reasons…

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