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Not a proud record: Cook Islands biggest drinkers in the world

Saturday 13 November 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Health, National

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Not a proud record: Cook Islands biggest drinkers in the world
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Cook Islands has been crowned the highest consumer of alcohol per capita in the world. The findings come as no surprise to those who have been calling for a clampdown on excessive alcohol consumption in the country.

Cook Islands has been crowned the highest consumer of alcohol per capita in the world. The findings come as no surprise to those who have been calling for a clampdown on excessive alcohol consumption in the country.


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Comments

Florence Syme-Buchanan on 17/11/2021

This article fails to factor in that in 2019 we had 170,00 tourists and so the stats don’t stack up. C’mon CINEWS - do a better, well researched article with supporting statistics about LOCAL consumption- not this misleading nonsense.