Utah pays high cost for binge drinking ills

In a state known for its low alcohol consumption, Utah is paying the nation’s highest cost per alcoholic drink for ills associated with binge drinking. All states are paying a high cost for excessive alcohol use, including deaths and property damage from fires and highway crashes, increased crime, lost worker productivity and chronic health problems, according to a study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Excessive alcohol use cost states and the District of Col...

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