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US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

9 days ago   |   By Chron

NEW YORK - Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What's more, it's been rising for two decades, and it's not clear when it will fall again.
That's the picture painted by federal health statistics, which show a rise in per-person consumption and increases in emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths tied to drinking.
The stats aren't all bad. Drinking among teenagers is down. And there are signs that some people are taking alcohol seriously - such as the “Dry January” movement making the rounds on social media.
But overall, public health experts say...
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