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President signs ban on alcohol advertising on Internet

The ban on advertising of alcoholic beverages applies to all websites, where information is intended for consumers of Kyrgyzstan. Press service of the Ministry of Economy reported.

This is not only about the websites registered in kg domain, but also in other domains. An advertiser bears responsibility for violation of the law in this case.

«In the case of the distribution of advertising of alcohol products on websites registered in kg domain, both the advertiser and its distributor (the administration of the website, the page of which will contain advertising information about alcohol products) bear the responsibility,» the ministry noted.

The President of Kyrgyzstan signed amendments to the Law On Advertising, according to which the advertising of alcoholic beverages on the Internet is banned in Kyrgyzstan.