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Burma to ban liquor advertisements

by Mizzima News
Thursday, 27 August 2009 18:24

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) - The Burmese Ministry of Information has announced that it will ban liquor advertisements in magazines and journals from next year.

“It is to notify that advertisement of liquors will be banned from January 1, 2010,” said the statement released by the Ministry of Information through the censorship board.

The statement, circulated among magazine and journal publishers, said advertising liquors in magazines and journals negatively affects the moral and character and also impacts the health and education of the people.

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