The unintended consequences of an alcohol ban, which include the rapid rise of illicit liquor production and reduced tax revenue, far outweigh the efficacy of a prohibition, according to a new report backed and paid for by the industry. 

US-based not-for-profit organisation Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade’s (Tracit) members include AB InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, and Dutch beer maker Heineken...

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