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D. Rosenbaum questions connection: Being dry, higher meth use

Dave Rosenbaum writes:
Your lead this morning links to an article that starts, "A new University of Louisville study has revealed a connection between counties that prohibit alcohol sales having greater instances of methamphetamine lab busts and arrests." A connection? I just bet I could prove that the ginseng harvest is higher in dry counties and, likely, the number of deer killed per capita during the deer season is higher in dry counties. I'm sure I can conclusively prove by rigorous statistics that basketball coaches in wet counties are more likely to flip off the opposing fans than are the coaches in dry counties. This article is really a stretch. - Dave Rosenbaum
Comments re article 79980 PAC sends link to story Higher meth use in dry counties

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Beer can in waters of dry county

2016-01-08 - Sulphur Creek, Adair County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener.
The debate is on and citizens are stating their preferences for Adair County -- go wet or stay dry. Our trash (this extra large beer can) shows that even though our status at present is "dry", those who choose to buy alcohol get it somewhere, drink it here and toss the empties here. Should those who choose to also be able to buy it here? --LW

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