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  • Borracho sí, fumador no

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    Abstract: Salvadoran society doesn’t have any problem with heavy drinking but is quite severe with tobacco consumption. Why is it that the country with most alcohol-related deaths worldwide celebrates alcohol consumption yet is quite intolerant with smokers? Regulations  and special taxes on both tobacco and liquor consumption are currently standing, […]

  • Croatia, do we have a drinking problem?

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    In Croatia, there is a long haired-metal singer called Vuco, known mostly for his provocative lyrics, controversial public declarations and the fact he was an (unsuccessful) candidate at both the presidential and legislative elections. However, the vast majority of Croatians associates Vuco with his hit song “Love and drinking“. “Love […]