Thai adults drinking less, but more teenagers gulp more booze

Thailand News Breaking News

Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

BANGKOK, March 27 – Nearly three million Thai people quit drinking alcohol in the last decade, but the number of alcoholic beverage shops has increased by 120,000 outlets, according to an independent survey.

The Centre for Alcohol Studies (CAS) reported that successive counter-alcohol campaigns have mainly contributed to a decline in drinkers. A total of 2.6 million people have ceased drinking alcohol in the past 10 years.

With mushrooming alcohol shops, alcoholic drinks are easily accessible to people.

Read more: MCOT

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