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Tag: Liquor Consumption

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Liquor consumption in rural Odisha higher than urban, State rate more than national average

As per the second phase report of the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS), an average of 18 per cent male persons (over 15 years of age) in India consume alcohol, while the 28.8 per cent males in the same category drink alcohol in Odisha

Consumption Of Liquor: Women In Rural Odisha Outnumber Urban Counterparts, Says Survey
Consumption Of Liquor: Women In Rural Odisha Outnumber Urban Counterparts, Says Survey

Women in Odisha account for 4.9 per cent of the total alcohol consumers in the State. Interestingly, women in the rural areas of the State outnumber their urban counterparts.

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Higher Alcohol Consumption Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

London: In a warning for heavy drinkers, new research says that higher alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of having a stroke or developing peripheral artery disease (PAD). While observational studies have consistently shown that heavy alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of certain cardiovascular diseases, they often use self-reported data […]

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Liquor Consumption Increases Risk Of COVID-19 Infection

Hyderabad: On the eve of the World Liver Day, being observed amid the coronavirus pandemic, medical experts have warned that excessive liquor consumption weakens the immune system, making one more vulnerable to infections like COVID-19. A substance called ethanol or ethyl alcohol present in alcoholic beverages harms the immune system of an individual. Other toxic […]

Bhadrak Spurious liquor death
1 dead, 7 hospitalised after consuming spurious liquor in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: One person died while seven others were hospitalised allegedly due to consumption of spurious liquor at Padhisahi village under Tihidi police limits in Bhadrak district. The deceased has been identified as Kartik Nayak who was set to get married today. According to sources, Kartik along with 7 others consumed illegally-sold alcohol on April 26th. […]

DAMODAR ROUT
No proposal for total prohibition, says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Excise Minister Damodar Rout on Wednesday said that there was no proposal for total prohibition in the state as it is not “a realistic step”. “The state government has no proposal to implement total prohibition. It is not a realistic step to declare the entire state as a total prohibition area,” Rout told […]

DAMODAR ROUT
Liquor consumption personal affair, can't ban it: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The state government on Wednesday said the total prohibition of liquor demanded by several organisations in Odisha is “unrealistic” as consumption of liquor is a personal affair. “It is not a realistic step to declare the entire state as a total prohibition area. Since consumption of liquor is a personal affair, the blanket ban […]

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