Hangovers cost the US economy $220 billion loss per year
Excessive drinking and hangovers are costing companies millions in losses. According to a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, excessive drinking costs the US economy more than $220 billion or about $1.90 per drink, theatlantic.com reports. The centre studies the negative effects of alcohol consumption each decade.
In South Africa Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Elizabeth Thabethe announced in 2011 that alcohol abuse cost the country’s economy R9 billion a year. This level of consumption ranks South Africa 52nd on a list of 191 countries,” she was quoted saying at the time.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The New Age Online