NAFDAC to phase out production of alcohol in sachets in 2023/2024

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has disclosed that the ban on production of alcohol drink in sachets will be implemented in 2023/2024.

Director-General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye made the announcement on Wednesday September 30.

Adeyeye told newsmen that alcohol drink in sachet would be phased out by 2023 ending or the first week of 2024, while also pointing out the harmful sides of alcohol consumption to one’s health and the society at large.

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She noted that the uncontrolled access and availability of high concentration alcohol in sachet and small volume PET or glass bottles is one of the causes of substance and alcohol abuse in the country.

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