Do you ever wonder why your favorite alcoholic beverage is so expensive? Below is some information from the CDC last year. This is what every single alcoholic beverage cost every single drinking and non-drinking person in 2006.
Excessive alcohol use cost for the State of Washington in 2006: $5,319,100,000
Cost Per Drink: $2.13
Cost Per Person: $832
Excessive alcohol use cost for the State of Oregon in 2006: $2,864,800,000
Cost Per Drink: $1.75
Cost Per Person: $774