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Alberta’s DrinkSense

In Alberta, alcohol is so much a part of social events that it is not usually thought of as a drug. However, alcohol is a drug and it is the drug used the most in Alberta. 76% of Albertans drink alcohol. However, the good news is the large majority drink responsibly. The proportion that drink harmfully varies by age group.

Alcohol use by age group in Alberta in 2012


Source: 2015 Alcohol and Alberta Booklet, Alberta Health Services

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