Alcohol Facts of the Day
1. There are approximately 79,000 deaths attributable to excessive alcohol use each year in the United States.
2. Excessive alcohol use is responsible for 2.3 million years of potential life lost annually, or an average of about 30 years of potential life lost for each death.
3. In 2005, there were more than 1.6 million hospitalizations and more than 4 million emergency room visits for alcohol-related conditions.
And we are waging a War on Drugs and putting people in jail for smoking weed?