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Societal Tradeoffs of Alcohol Consumption

{This article is quite incomplete. More knowledge and statistics is requested here.}

What are the public benefits and costs to Alcohol consumption? This is a place to collect statistics and measurements to better inform citizens and policymakers.

Potential Benefits

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Freedom — Allowing your citizens to do as they please is generally preferred by them.

Potential Drawbacks

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Physical Health — ...
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Mental Health — ...
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Injuries and Deaths — ...
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Domestic Abuse — ...
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{There's a lot more stats that should be referenced here. I'd be interested to contrast cultures that drink with those that don't.}

Related

Integrate stats from https://youtu.be/kP15q815Saw, ideally with references.