Australia is one of the "highest alcohol-consuming nations" in the world.
Must admit when I heard this news I thought, "what, that low? We can do better than that!"
UPDATE! - Some of the other joys in that linked interview: the comment that studies reveal a persons behaviour changes after a few drinks. (It's called 'being drunk', I think). Same guy then goes on to say that some wines are cheaper than bottled water and this is a terrible thing (though tap water is cheaper than both bottled water and bottled wine, so what's the problem?) When asked if they want exactly the same approach to alcohol as to cigarettes he says something like, 'not at the moment, no'.
He's from the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education. Is that one of these, I wonder?
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