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Lithuanian public activists collect 50,000 signatures for alcohol restriction initiative

A group of public figures aiming to submit a set of alcohol-restricting amendments to the Lithuanian parliament maintain they have collected in a few weeks 50,000 signatures, the number needed for lawmakers to address the bills, informs LETA/BNS.”It is our aim to collect far more than that required by law. Clearly, the public and the political community are ready for the major changes that are needed to solve the problem of alcohol consumption,” Juozas Dapsauskas, coordinator of the initiative, said in a press release on Tuesday.

According to the communique, the collection of signatures will continue throughout April.

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