To Russians before 21 years alcohol forbidden?

According to Russian Duma the plan was placed for consideration which forbids sale of alcohol to the persons younger than 21 years. At the same time the penalties would double for sale of alcohol to children or their inducement to use it. The newest statistic information show that inRussiaeven 99% of young people above 15 years of age have already consumed the alcohol. As everywhere, frequent reason for such early alcohol consumption  is negative influence of company.

According to current Russian law, young people of 18 years can buy alcohol drinks. But, according to authors of new law, biological maturing of young body does not finish up to 18 years, but much later. They consider that young people under 21 shouldn’t be allowed such easy access to alcohol and that the ban of sale would in certain level decrease harmful consumption.

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