Welcome to the Free Talk Live bulletin board system! To begin posting Login or Sign Up.
April 17, 2014, 08:36:01 PM
Search:     Advanced search
204349 Posts in 9850 Topics by 17594 Members
Latest Member: ravishankar
* Home Help Search Login Register
+  The Free Talk Live BBS
|-+  Free Talk Live
| |-+  Guns, Drugs, and Crazy Independence Stuff
| | |-+  People drink and smoke pot a lot in NH, maybe a reason not to move?
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
Pages: [1] 2 Go Down Print
Author Topic: People drink and smoke pot a lot in NH, maybe a reason not to move?  (Read 4186 times)
One two three

Offline Offline


View Profile

Ignore
« on: November 18, 2011, 05:27:05 PM »

So there is yet another story about how more alcohol is sold in NH per person than anywhere else.  Of course, no one would even be shocked by such information.  Why is the so, though?  Lots go deep (perhaps too deep for some) into the reasons.

New Hampshire ranks #1 for drinking
ź on: November 17, 2011, 08:39:15 pm ╗
http://forum.freestateproject.org/index.php?topic=24651.0

"New Englanders and people in the far West and the Upper Plains states drink the most, according to the Washington based trade group, the Beer Institute. The driest states are spread across the Deep South, Texas and the mid-Atlantic (except Washington D.C.).

New Hampshire takes the top spot as the state that drinks the most, more than double the national average. People in N.H. consumed an average 6.7 gallons of wine apiece, and 3.8 gallons of liquor in 2010."

Read more @ http://forum.freestateproject.org/index.php?topic=24651.0
« Last Edit: November 18, 2011, 05:34:55 PM by One two three » Logged

Why New Hampshire?  Learn why 1000s of liberty activists are planning to move to NH.  See the debate in page after page of forum messages, http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?124976-101-Reasons-to-move-to-New-Hampshire
SeanD

Offline Offline


View Profile

Ignore
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2011, 05:49:58 PM »

That number may be artificially high as many people from other states buy booze there because there is no sales tax.  That could skew gallons/population in a state as small as NH.
Logged
One two three

Offline Offline


View Profile

Ignore
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2011, 06:06:21 PM »

That number may be artificially high as many people from other states buy booze there because there is no sales tax.  That could skew gallons/population in a state as small as NH.

No doubt.  The college teacher and law dog made that argument.

However, there is also this to consider, "Part of this is due to a high consumption rateŚNew Hampshire had the highest rate of alcohol use in the past month, 63.1 percent, in a survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a federal agency."

You folks are likely right.  But the drinking rate is still the highest according to that detail.
Logged

Why New Hampshire?  Learn why 1000s of liberty activists are planning to move to NH.  See the debate in page after page of forum messages, http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?124976-101-Reasons-to-move-to-New-Hampshire
sillyperson

Offline Offline

Free the Mallocs!


View Profile WWW

Ignore
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2011, 08:56:13 PM »

I am doing my part
Logged

Visit the New Hampshire Freedom Movement on NHLiberty.org!
Fred

Offline Offline



View Profile

Ignore
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2011, 09:00:20 PM »

me too, in arkansas


Tom Petty - Yer So Bad
Logged
anarchir
Extraordinaire

Offline Offline


No victim, no crime.


View Profile WWW

Ignore
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2011, 09:40:42 PM »

I find it very hard to believe they drink more in NH than in WI. Is it by dollar amount or something? Perhaps people in NH just drink more fancy stuff whereas here we drink a LOT of cheap beer.
Logged

Good people disobey bad laws.
PreparedSecurity.com - Modern security and preparedness for the 21st century.
 [img width= height= alt=Prepared Security]http://www.prepareddesign.com/uploads/4/4/3/6/4436847/1636340_orig.png[/img]
Turd Ferguson
Opportunist Extraordinaire
Global Moderator
*****
Offline Offline


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2011, 09:53:18 PM »

I bet it has something to do with the fact that all NH's liquor sales are done through state run operations. They probably report every single sale to this trade group, whereas the other states without government run alcohol sales dont report 100% of their sales to these trade groups, perhaps for tax purposes, or other reasons.
Logged

Some peoples idea of hell is having to mind their own business.
sillyperson

Offline Offline

Free the Mallocs!


View Profile WWW

Ignore
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2011, 10:54:11 PM »

I think it's because I'm a Party of One
Logged

Visit the New Hampshire Freedom Movement on NHLiberty.org!
One two three

Offline Offline


View Profile

Ignore
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2011, 02:58:33 AM »

I find it very hard to believe they drink more in NH than in WI. Is it by dollar amount or something? Perhaps people in NH just drink more fancy stuff whereas here we drink a LOT of cheap beer.

Did you look at the post?  People are less religious in NH.  People have more money in NH.  People have a higher level of education in NH.  People are more non-hispanic white in NH.  People are more gay or bisexual in NH.  All of these groups drink more.  Just click on the post.  I actually am glad that you posted "Perhaps people in NH just drink more fancy stuff whereas here we drink a LOT of cheap beer."  I'm looking for more theories on this.  However, the drinking rate is actually higher in NH, overall, than any other state, according to the data.  Young people also tend to smoke more marijuana in NH than just about anywhere else.  I'm looking for why.
Logged

Why New Hampshire?  Learn why 1000s of liberty activists are planning to move to NH.  See the debate in page after page of forum messages, http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?124976-101-Reasons-to-move-to-New-Hampshire
Bill Brasky
Guest

« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2011, 07:55:48 AM »

Probably sodden all days of the week.  Greasy.  Pouring it in your tea, and porridge.

"Oh, look at me, I'm sodden all days of the week, pouring it in my tea and porridge!  Living in New Hampshire!"

You say, greasily.




Logged
Laetitia
Global Moderator
*****
Offline Offline


...


View Profile
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2011, 09:27:06 AM »

Quote
New Hampshire takes the top spot as the state that drinks the most, more than double the national average. People in N.H. consumed an average 6.7 gallons of wine apiece, and 3.8 gallons of liquor in 2010.

Thats an average of roughly 1.5 glasses of wine, and one cocktail per week.
Most of the people I know drink more than that each week, and where they live has nothing to do with it.
Logged

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of experience comes from bad judgment.
Dragline
We gonna do a lotta world-shakin'

Offline Offline



View Profile

Ignore
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2011, 08:58:14 PM »

1-2-3 is a jealous fag

we drink, because we can........because we have to put up with insufferable cunts like you ( homos & massholes too)

we only get 3-4 months of decent weather

ted kennedy used to live next door

booze is cheap

i got a whole fucking list, boy-o
Logged

''You don't get a name till Dragline gives you one....''
Cognitive Dissident
Amateur Agorist
Global Moderator
*****
Offline Offline



View Profile
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2011, 03:17:50 AM »

So what?  It's also one of the healthiest states.
Logged
blackie
Guest

« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2011, 04:47:27 AM »

People in New England are pretty heavy drinkers.

I think people in Maine drink more than people in NH. I was surprised by the number of stores in ME that sell hard stuff. Rite-Aid has an aisle of the shit.



NH has state liquor stores on the highway.

« Last Edit: December 19, 2011, 04:52:46 AM by blackie » Logged
Cognitive Dissident
Amateur Agorist
Global Moderator
*****
Offline Offline



View Profile
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2011, 12:06:48 PM »

How considerate of them to put a rest area next to the liquor store!

 Very Happy
Logged
Pages: [1] 2 Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.529 seconds with 20 queries. (Pretty URLs adds 0.039s, 2q)