Illicit alcohol consumption triples in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s parliament has reported that illicit alcohol consumption has increased by an estimated 300% in ‘recent times’. The World Health Organisation has stated that while alcohol consumption increased globally by an average of 55%, it has increased by 95% in Sri Lanka.

Source: https://www.ft.lk/front-page/Illicit-booze-consumption-up-300-laments-Gayantha-Karunatilaka/44-726756