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Thursday, 03 May 2012 - 13:22
"No Alcohol Week" declared
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The “No Alcohol Week” declared by the government in lieu of Vesak will commence tomorrow.

The week was declared jointly by the Ministries of Health, Public Administration & Home Affairs, Youth Affairs & Skills Development and Education.

Special awareness campaigns on reducing drug usage will also be held during this week.

This includes a program to make sure alcoholics remain indoors during the evening hours.

A statement released by the Ministry of Health requests families to gather together in a religious observance during this time.

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