The internet trade of counterfeit spirits in Russia – an emerging problem undermining alcohol, public health and youth protection policies?

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Neufeld, Maria; Lachenmeier, Dirk W.; Walch, Stephan G.; Rehm, Jürgen;
(2017)
  • Publisher: F1000Research
  • Journal: F1000Research,volume 6 (issn: 2046-1402, eissn: 2046-1402)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.12688/f1000research.11418.2, pmc: PMC5473403
  • Subject: Opinion Article | R | methanol poisoning | counterfeit | unrecorded alcohol | Medicine | Social & Behavioral Determinants of Health | Articles | alcoholic beverages | internet sales | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Counterfeit alcohol belongs to the category of unrecorded alcohol not reflected in official statistics. The internet trade of alcoholic beverages has been prohibited by the Russian Federation since 2007, but various sellers still offer counterfeit spirits (i.e., forged ... View more
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