Will her voice change the government's mind? While the Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn wants to tighten legislation on alcohol in stadiums, banning their consumption in the boxes in addition to the stands, Christmas Le Graët advocates Friday on Europe 1 a relaxation of the law Evin, idea supported by 105 deputies The Republic in motion who have submitted a bill to this effect, late July.
The example of Germany
"The rigid positions are not good: we must try to be understanding and a little more open on marketing and advertising," defends the president of the French Football Federation on our antenna. On consumption, the easing "will not change much", according to him.
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"I believe that we must relax [the law Evin], while being careful that football and sports in general remains a vector of health and leisure," said Christmas Graët. "In Germany, breweries surround a number of stadiums with commercials, I'm not sure that the Germans are drinking more than the French in the stadium."
Since 1991, the Évin law against smoking and alcoholism prohibits the sale, distribution and introduction of alcoholic beverages in all physical activity and sports establishments.