NEWS AND EVENTS
January 27, 2005
UZBEK JOURNALISTS START CAMPAIGN AGAINST DRUGS, SMOKING
TV and Radio Company and Uzbekistan Journalists? Union launched a campaign to fight drug, alcohol and tobacco use called ?4 No?s?.
Initiators of the campaign said in their release that the program was aimed to mobilize society to fight against three vices ? drugs, alcohol and tobacco ? and AIDS.
Within the program, Tashkent TV will hold a TV marathon dedicated to drug, alcohol and tobacco use, while Yoshlar (Youth) radio will organize a series of radio marathons.
The initiative was supported by writers? and composers? unions, Arts Academy, Kamolot youth movement, Health Ministry and the Representation of the UN Office on Drug and Crime in Central Asia.