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Alcohol, tobacco and the world's poor

A New York Times columnist complains that the world's poor could spend more on schooling and health if the male head of household did not spend so much on alcohol and tobacco (and prostitutes, celebrations, and even cellphones).  Having no money, rarely means no money for booze and cigarettes.  For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on May 23, 2010 at 07:56 AM in Alcohol (general), Tobacco | Permalink