Lithuania: Parliament passes law banning fur farming as of 2027

The Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, has passed a law that bans fur farming as of 2027, BNS reports. Altogether 68 MPs voted for and 25 against the ban, while 15 abstained. The government will provide compensation to fur farmers. The compensation will amount to EUR 3 per animal in 2024, EUR 2 in 2025, and EUR 1 in 2026. Also, the government will compensate demolition and waste managemnt costs, as well as redundancy payments to workers.