Japan retracts COVID-19 alcohol ban policy

The Japanese government has retracted a new policy that would have enforced a ban on serving alcohol in restaurants to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. The new initiative would have required financial lenders to enforce restrictions on alcohol sales in restaurants and was retracted just 1 day after it was put forward.

Source: https://www.theweekendleader.com/Headlines/63544/japan-to-retract-policy-regarding-alcoholserving-in-restaurants.html