Members Of The Government Of Georgia Expressed An Opinion On The Ban Of Advertising
Tsotne zurabiani and david chinadze believe that the restriction or prohibition of gambling will reduce the surge in the formation of dependence in the inhabitants of georgia.
Tsotne zurabiani, a depeuty of the ruleing party, said that the restriction of gambling advertising will help reduce the number of ludomans. Now, in his opinion, due to the unstable socio-economic situation, gambling have a negative impact on society.
Together with this, david chinadze parliament depeuty believees that it will help not a limit on this issue, and the total stop of the gambling advertising. This policies consider this problem as serious for society and in general for the whole country. The best way, in his opinion, will be a gradual introduction of a multitude of restrictions, and then a complete ban. He claims that even without advertising in the country there are enough people who find a way to play gambling. Formerly, advertising of this industry was absent, however, people still found ways to play money. If earlier gambling was considered a crime, now he is legal.
Also, according to the approval of david chinadze, georgia has a successful experience in banning advertising tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. In this regard, no work will be made to do the same on gambling, which not only affect the population of georgia, but also cause damage to the country’s economy.
According to announced data, in georgia, today seven online casinos, 90 tote and 6.4 thouusand. Gaming machines. According to information from the national statistics service, in 2018, in comparison with 2017, the turnover of gambling enterprises increased twice. According to the results of ngos «gambling center and ludomania prevention center», to date, the number of tbilisi schoolchildren who are interested in gambling, reaches 48%.
Recall, an addictal institution for treatment of gambling addict began in latvia.