Apparently, soon we may be able to have an extra pint of beer or…

Apparently, soon we may be able to have an extra pint of beer or glass of wine per week. It turns out that 21 units of alcohol for men and 14 units for women were numbers that were “plucked out of thin air” because they felt obligated to make a recommendation even though there was no decent data to support the numbers, so says one of the original members of the Royal College of Physcians’ working party on the subject.