FINLAND: New Liquor Law

When a national referendum last month defeated Prohibition by 3½ to 1 (TIME, Jan. 11), Finland's Cabinet was faced with a serious problem: to legalize liquor traffic and provide machinery to control it before spring, when reopening of navigation would make it feasible for smugglers to resume their operations. Last week the new bill was ready for Parliament to vote on. Key points:

1) In charge of Finland's liquor traffic will be a control board of seven members selected for three years by the Cabinet.

2) Right to manufacture, import and sell liquor...

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