Australian Bureau of Statistics
1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002
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Excess alcohol intake is associated with many chronic diseases and conditions, including coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, certain types of cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and brain damage. Alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs in Australia.
The National Health and Medical Research Council provides the following guidelines to minimise both short-term and long-term risks from alcohol consumption:
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