12th June 2008

Alcohol Abuse Costs Canadians Money

It seems our neighbors to the north have quite a costly habit…  Alcohol abuse (AA) costs each Canadian an estimated $463 annually, according to a study by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. In fact the direct health care costs associated with AA is approximately $1 billion a year.  That is more than the cost of Cancer treatment! (Source: Canada.com)

I guess I found my new target audience… Ohhhhh Canada :)!

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What I love about articles like this is that they go on to list ways to “correct” the problem, and I’m not sure about you, but to me they just sound like either common sense or the most painstakingly idiotic, money wasting solutions possible.  So let’s go through the six solutions.

1. Increasing Tax on Alcohol (DUH!!! Simple economics.  Cost goes up, demand goes down… Not to mention those tax dollars can go to their national health insurance)
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12th June 2008

World’s Strongest Cocktail

Well, this one definitely requires more research, so please if you find something about the drink’s history, please let us know! It’s name is Aunt Roberta.

With eight and a half shots of liquor this cocktail seems to be #1. It still tastes good, apparently because of the flavored liquor in it. Read the rest of this entry »

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