erkan

Turkey’s bootleg booze problem continues: “Ninety-two dead from Turkish bootleg booze in two months

In Uncategorized on December 23, 2020 at 14:53

https://ift.tt/37IJgaE

Religiously motivated pressure on alcholic beverages has an increasing toll…

Ninety-two people in Turkey have died of poisoning from bootleg alcohol since October, Turkish news website Diken reported on Wednesday.

The deaths occurred in at least 13 provinces including Izmir, Istanbul and Bursa, Diken said.

Rising alcohol prices in Turkey, caused largely by higher taxes, have pushed Turks to produce and consume more counterfeit spirits in recent years. This has caused a rise in alcohol poisoning cases as more people turned to black market alternatives.

Ninety-two people in Turkey have died of poisoning from bootleg alcohol since October, Turkish news…

The post Turkey’s bootleg booze problem continues: “Ninety-two dead from Turkish bootleg booze in two months appeared first on Erkan's Field Diary.

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary https://ift.tt/3pi74Ij

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: