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Catholic Church pushes for alcohol abstinence...

“Many people have lost their jobs; families have broken. Over 200 diseases are linked to alcohol. Crimes such as rape, murder, robbery are also linked...

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UPC commends legislation on alcohol control...

The legislation will address intoxication, public safety, health impacts and the availability of alcohol

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Govt approves National Alcohol Control Policy...

The policy addresses five priorities, which are intoxication, public safety, health impacts, availability of alcohol and research into the use and abuse...

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Are politicians promoting alcohol abuse?...

Alex Gitta who contested as Member of Parliament for Entebbe municipality on FDC ticket said, it has always been the youths who demand alcohol during political...

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Sachet spirit manufacturers to lose licenses...

Amelia Kyambadde said that they have also directed companies to replace the sachet alcohol with a 200ml bottle of alcohol that will be solved at a price...

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Parliament urged to expedite law on alcohol...

Uganda’s current legal regime on alcohol and drug abuse control dates back in 1962 but nothing on this scale has been done to control alcohol use

Ethiopia bans alcohol advertisements in health...

In February government banned smoking near government institutions, medical facilities and entertainment spots

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The time bomb of illicit drugs, alcohol abuse...

A study on drug and substance abuse in schools found that between 60 to 70 per cent of the students used illicit drugs with alcohol

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Uganda loses great Maths teacher to alcohol...

Richard Odoi, a mathematics teacher, died after consuming alcohol for four consecutive days. According to the locals, Odoi died after his friends gave...

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Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths...

Men account for more than three quarters of alcohol-related deaths, the nearly 500-page report found.

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