According to Chabalier the country has always.

According to Chabalier the country has always, culturally just seen the good side rather than faced the fact that alcohol is the third greatest cause of avoidable deaths in France . Mr Chabalier provided his report, Alcoholism – THE EASY Truth, to health minister Xavier Bertrand saying that alcohol was in charge of 23 directly,000 deaths a 12 months in France, and responsible for an additional 22 indirectly,000. Chabalier says a third of most custodial sentences in France, half of all domestic violence, a third of most handicaps are because of alcohol.