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Thailand certainly seems to have enjoyed itself after celebrating Songkran for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out. Thailand’s alcoholic beverage sales jumped by 30% during the Songkran holiday, according to Thanakorn Kuptachit, an advisor to the Thai Alcohol Business Association. Related businesses such as restaurants, entertainment venues, hotels, and event organisers, also …

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9 minutes ago, Faz said:

And roads deaths, as a result of the increased alcohol sales, increased by %?

The main cause of accidents was speeding, followed by alcohol, though I'm sure the Songkran alcohol sales figures are similar each year. 

If anything, I'd be worried about a combination of alcohol/Meth abuse, which could translate into a YOY increase in road deaths and a slow decline in alcohol sales.  That decline possibly exacerbated with ganja use?  Stats can be manipulated to produce any desired result so I put very little store in figures published in Thailand.

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