USA: Alcohol* Kills More Americans Than Drug Overdoses

Posted September 27 2021 Alcohol Death, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Evidence, News, Public Health, WHO

In the U.S. the drug overdose crisis overshadows the alcohol epidemic. However, the products and practices of the alcohol industry kill far more Americans than other drugs.
According to NIAAA, alcohol kills an estimated 95,000 Americans, every year. Alcohol remains the third leading preventable cause of death in the country.

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