A pub restaurant in Khao San Road, Bangkok

Bid to extend the period of selling alcoholic beverages until 4am fails

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Committee on Friday dismissed a private sector proposal to extend the period of selling alcoholic beverages at night venues until 4am.

The committee’s prime concern with the proposal was a potential increase in road accidents due to increased alcohol consumption, said Dr Tares Krassanairawiwong, chief of the Department of Disease Control, who is also the committee’s secretary.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Apinya Wipatayotin
BANGKOK POST

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