In which countries there is a government monopoly on the sale of liquor?
in Baltic countries
in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine
in Belgium and Luxembourg
The state-run vendor is called Systembolaget in Sweden, Vinmonopolet in Norway and Alko in Finland. The governments of these countries claim that the purpose of these monopolies is to reduce the consumption of alcohol.
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Illustration: Chris Saulit