In the Just concluded breakfast meeting with civil society organizations and the media giving views about the Alcoholic drinks control bill at Emerald hotel Bombo road, David Kalema the chairperson of the Uganda alcohol policy alliance has urged Members of the 10th parliament  to fully support Nambooze’s   proposed “Alcohol Drinks Control Bill 2016” that seeks to regulate the manufacture, advertising, supply and consumption of alcoholic drinks.

Speaking at a workshop in Kampala, the chairperson of  said Uganda suffers worst alcohol related negative consequences worldwide like accidents, violence and death.

He says there is need to regulate pricing through increased taxation and regulating all forms of advertising and marketing and restricting access to protect the youths.

The motion seeking leave of parliament to table the bill was stayed by parliament to allow for more discussions between government and the private mover.