French local authority bans sale of alcohol during lockdown

Residents of one French département now face lockdown without even the comfort of a glass of wine after a local official banned the sale of alcohol in the area. The Préfet of the Aisne département in north east France has banned the sale of all alcohol to be consumed off the premises. With bars, restaurants and cafés already closed, it effectively makes the département dry for the rest of the lockdown period….more: thelocal
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