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Preah Sihanouk extends alcohol ban

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Preah Sihanouk extends alcohol ban

Preah Sihanouk province has extended the ban on alcohol sales through September 30 to stem the spread of Covid-19.

“All state and private markets, marts and distribution depots in the province have to suspend alcohol sales,” governor Kuoch Chamroeun said in a notice on September 16.

Chamroeun also instructed all restaurants and smaller eateries, cafes, and other food and beverage-related businesses to temporarily cease serving alcohol to customers.

“In case of non-compliance, offenders will face administrative measures and legal action without exception,” he said.

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