Labels warn boozers

The Health Department has published regulations requiring labels on alcoholic beverages to carry messages "highlighting the negative effects of alcohol consumption".

The Health Department has published regulations requiring labels on alcoholic beverages to carry messages "highlighting the negative effects of alcohol consumption".

The regulations have been published under the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectant Act.

They are the result of lengthy consultations with parties concerned to address "the challenge of alcohol abuse", the department said yesterday. - Sapa

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