Effects of a large reduction in alcohol prices on mortality in Finland

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-effects-large-reduction-alcohol-prices.html

Watch how the media report these findings. Because they support the alcohol industry (who are among their paymasters) we can expect the overall benefits of increased alcohol consumption to receive prominent headlines with the minor cost of increased related alcohol mortality soft pedalled. When the same kind of report finds that cannabis confers overall benefits with a similar cost in terms of increased risk of psychosis in genetically disposed individuals, only the latter will ever feature in the headlines…

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About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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