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Police launch 48 hour drink-drive crackdown

Finnish police forces are launching a two-day nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. Over the next 48 hours they expect to carry out thousands of breath...

Alko announces big sales drop – but not as much as...

Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko has announced some big falls in sales of beer and long drink. In their new annual report, released today, Alko...

Booze sales only up slightly, despite relaxed alcohol laws

The sale of alcohol in Finland only increased a tiny amount during 2018, despite warnings that relaxed alcohol laws would lead to greater consumption...

Mikko Kiesiläinen Column: Finland subsidises fine wines for the rich

Mikko Kiesiläinen is the head of Libera think tank, and a parliamentary election candidate for the Green Alliance. Follow him on Twitter at @MKiesilainen. Finland is...

Police launch 24 hour drink drive crack-down

Police forces across the country are launching a 24 hour crack-down on people who drive while under the influence of alcohol. Some 18,000 people are...

Young People In Finland Drinking Less Alcohol

The amount of alcohol that young people in Finland drink each year continues to fall. That's according to the latest information out today from the...

Thirsty Start To 2018 For Alko Sales

It's been a thirsty start to the year for Finland's state alcohol monopoly Alko. The company reports today that sales are down in all product...

Editorial: Finland’s Alcohol Addiction

Parliament is debating the latest proposals to reform Finland's alcohol laws. But as Janne Strang argues in this editorial, the country is long overdue for...

New Booze Bill Goes To Parliament

The government submitted its new alcohol legislation proposals to parliament today. But there might not be a vote until November. In the proposal, the maximum...