Fargo Named Drunkest City in America

City in North Dakota tops list based on Centers for Disease Control report on alcohol use.
3:00 | 01/14/14

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about 38 million Americans drink too much. A website bustle dot com crunched some of the CDC's numbers. And save the American city with the worst -- problem is Fargo, North Dakota population 105000. When you combine the percentage of people who admit to binge drinking with those who admit to drinking heavily with the last thirty days Fargo. Comes out on top. The public office there has an explanation. As to why. We have 180 liquor licenses just in the city of Fargo so. The amount of -- -- that's available the cost of alcohol is very inexpensively at a lower tax on it. Local bartender has another reason. The weather when it's negative sixty out. Yeah and warm -- them drank against and in case you're curious heavy drinking is defined as fifteen drinks or more a week for me and eight drinks or more -- week. For a woman.

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