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Hungary Boosts Liquor Prices to Cut Drinking

April 22, 1986|United Press International

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The government increased the price of liquor Monday by more than 14% to curtail the dramatic rise in drinking.

The National Office for Materials and Prices said the populace spends 10% of its income on alcoholic beverages, more than the total spent on meat, milk and other dairy products.

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