However, it was not possible in 1923, succeeded in 1925 after pretreatment secretaries of local Party committees. Among the materials Sibkraykoma RCP (B) remained a curious document, dated December 23, 1924 on it the words, "We speak out strongly on the grounds raneevyskazannym for sale within Siberia Vodka pre-war fortress" left their autographs all the secretaries of the Siberian provincial committees and the chairmen of gubernia executive committees. And someone signed below - "historical document"  29 As a result, with the blessing of the party leadership Decree of People's Commissars of the USSR on August 28, 1925 the sale of vodka sorokagradusnuyu was officially permitted and simultaneously established a monopoly Gosspirta Supreme Economic Council for its production!. Since then, the sale of its continuously increasing. Thus, in Leningrad in 1926 - 1927 gg. annual alcohol consumption per capita reached 59 liters  30.