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Auraria

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Solis
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Jurzidentia
Key information (Information provided by the CXCIX / 2018 Annual Report of the Ministry of Public Health and Safety)

Legal status of alcohol: Legal
Legal drinking age:
15 - decriminalized if consumed at home. However, Guardians/homeowners can be subject to civil claims depending on the situation.
16 - available for purchase with parent/guardian present at licensed vendors, restaurants, or bars.
17 - available for purchase
18 - available for purchase (Elamra, Andaluz)
Average price of beverage per litre: €M 2.00 beer; €M 8.00 wine; €M 20 spirits, vodkas, rums, whiskeys, etc.
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 81%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 69%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Domestic and Imported Beers, Domestic Wines

Legal status of drugs: all drugs are legal for purchase in Auraria with the Aurarian Board of Narcotics and Hallucinogens regulating production and distribution. Addiction is treated as a medical issue. All purchases of Grade 2 Narcotics (Basically above Cannabis) is registered with the Board, which can determine if an individual may be suffering from addiction.
Average price of substance per gram (€M): The Government places heavy six taxes on Grade 2 Narcotics and above, meaning legal narcotics tend to be more expensive. However, the existence of the market remains attractive to producers.
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 55%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 45%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis, Cocaine & Heroin have been increasing in popularity in urban centers

Legal status of prostitution: Legal, but frowned upon in some parts of the country. It is illegal to engage in sex workers who are not licensed by the Ministry of Public Health and Safety.
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal. Acceptance of homosexuality is a common trait in Auraria with all Regions granting full legal rights to same-sex individuals and couples.
Legal status of bestiality: No national law exists, but numerous lower jurisdictions have banned it.
Legal status of divorce: Legal. All marriages are authorized by the Government and religious marriages are seen as purely ceremonial.
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal nationally, but subject to civil claims depending on situation/jurisdiction.
Age of consent: Romeo-Juliet laws exist for those within the 14-18 age group, but they vary and widely unenforced. Most sex crimes in Auraria are judged case-by-case on a basis of a position of power rather than one comprehensive law.
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): Depending on the localty, a sex worker in Auraria can see anywhere from €M350 - €M450 a day.
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 51%
 
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Rigustad
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Bospy
Key information

Legal status of alcohol (illegal, decriminalised or legal - extra details on punishments, regulations etc welcome): Legal
Legal drinking age:
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): ~3 for beer, ~2 for heavy Eastern drinks (vodka)
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: Almost everyone except for small children.
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: ~90%, ~20% do so abusively.
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Potato vodka.

Legal status of drugs: Illegal.
Average price of substance per gram (€M): Depends on drug.
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: ~10%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: ~5%
Most popular recreational drugs: Meth and heroin.

Legal status of prostitution: Legal in Rigustad Economic Zone.
Legal status of homosexuality: Decriminalized.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal.
Legal status of divorce: Legal.
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal.
Age of consent: 16
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): ~40 euromarks.
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: <1%
 

Natal

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Glasgow
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Camp Hill
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Ovi
The Federation of the
The Coastal Republics (Lower Natalia, Upper Natalia, Langfield)

Legal status of alcohol: Legal
Legal drinking age: 18
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): €M3 (beer), €M10 (gin), €M15 (spirits)
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 90%+
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 70%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Beer, Wine

Legal status of drugs: Medicinal use of cannabis legal, the rest illegal;
Average price of substance per gram (€M): €M15 (cocaine), €3.25 (cannabis)
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 35%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 20%
Most popular recreational drugs: cannabis

Legal status of prostitution: Legal as long as its practised in a registered brothel
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal
Legal status of divorce: Legal
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal.
Age of consent: 15
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €100 (woman), €130 (man)
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 33% estimated

The Rozvi Kingdom
Legal status of alcohol: Legal
Legal drinking age: 21
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): €M5 (beer), €M12 (gin), €M17 (spirits)
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 90%+
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 50%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Beer, Spirits

Legal status of drugs: Illegal
Average price of substance per gram (€M): €M25 (cocaine), €15 (cannabis)
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 25%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 10%
Most popular recreational drugs: cannabis, opium

Legal status of prostitution: Illegal
Legal status of homosexuality: Undefined in law due to historical and traditional acceptance and recognition throughout society.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal
Legal status of divorce: Legal
Legal status of polygamy: Legal
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal but frowned upon.
Age of consent: 18
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €90 (woman), €100 (man)
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 25% estimated

The Loda and Mbunda States
Legal status of alcohol: Legal
Legal drinking age: 21
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): €M6 (beer), €M15 (gin), €M20 (spirits)
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 70%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 45%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Beer, Spirits

Legal status of drugs: Illegal
Average price of substance per gram (€M): €M30 (cocaine), €17 (cannabis)
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 20%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 15%
Most popular recreational drugs: cannabis, khat;

Legal status of prostitution: Illegal
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal as long as it doesn't start a public scandal.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal
Legal status of divorce: Legal, but frowned upon
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal but frowned upon.
Age of consent: 18
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €110 (woman), €140 (man)
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 20% estimated

OOC: I redid the one about Natalia, but I broken it up in 3 cultural regions to show the general differences inside the Federation.
 
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Etruria

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Toscana - Italy
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Lars
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Animalesco
Grand Duchy of Lars

Legal status of alcohol: Legal, the sale of alcohol near schools, hospitals, police stations and historic buildings is prohibited.
Legal drinking age: 16
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): 2,5 € for Beer / 5 € Wine / 8 € gin
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 84%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 76%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Beer

Legal status of drugs: Soft Drugs are Legal, the only legalized distributor is the government. Its illegal to consume drugs in public places.
Average price of substance per gram (€M): 5.20 € Cannabis
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 40 - 50%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 20 - 30%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis

Legal status of prostitution: Legal
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal
Legal status of bestiality: illegal, violence on animals.
Legal status of divorce: Legal
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal
Age of consent: 17
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): 700 €
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 20 - 30%
 
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Justosia

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A city rated more dangerous than Venezuela, MD
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Avalon
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Los
Holy Kingdom of Justosia
Legal status of alcohol:
- Legal.

Legal drinking age:
-16


Estimated % of population who drink regularly:
-32%

Most popular alcoholic beverages:
-Wine.

Legal status of drugs:
- Marijuana decriminalized for personal home use & legal medicinally.

Estimated % of population who have tried drugs:
-19%

Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly:

-14%

Most popular recreational drugs:

- Marijuana.

Legal status of prostitution:
- Legal. Regulated in regards to locations sanctioned by the Interior Ministry de Royale.

Legal status of homosexuality:

- Legal recognition of same sex Civil Unions. Mild hate crime laws.

Legal status of bestiality:

- Illegal.

Legal status of divorce:

- Legal.

Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex:

- Legal.

Age of consent:

-16

Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes:
- 9%
 

Beautancus

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The Best Carolina
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Welmonton
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Beautancus
Legal status of alcohol: legal
Legal drinking age: 16
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): 375 ml bottle wholesale £1.67/consumer price avg. £2.50
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 86.8%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 61.3%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: home or locally distilled "corn liquors" predominate by far, followed by local and regional commercial brands of 'sippin whiskey,' and Sylvanian beer and whisky imports. Homemade wine is nearly universally endemic, made from the particularly sweet muscadine and scuppernong grapes native to Beautancus.

Legal status of drugs: most synthetics are criminalized or highly regulated, marijuana is legal and largely endemic to all classes and levels of society; entheogens (psychedelics) are legal and widely available for personal and medicinal use; the top selling soft drink in the nation contains measured doses of pure cocaine
Average price of substance per gram (€M): per market demands, typically commercially packaged when or if available; illicit substances, heroin and methamphetamine typically sell at £45 per gram and £60 per gram, respectively
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 96.8% of adult population
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 78.4%
Most popular recreational drugs: commercially available marijuana or spliff cigarettes

Legal status of prostitution: varies per provincial/state discretion
Legal status of homosexuality: not considered a legal matter
Legal status of bestiality: illegal, carrying possible sentence of capital punishment in some rural districts
Legal status of divorce: legal
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: complex, regarding extra, pre- not considered a legal matter
Age of consent: 16 in most Commonwealths, 16-18 in Dominions, 18 in Covenants
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): £550
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 63.7%
 
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Virumaa

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Kuressaare
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Ovi
High Kingdom of Caledonia
Legal status of alcohol: legal
Legal drinking age: 18
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): 1.5 €M for beer; 4 €M for vodka and other spirits;
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: +90%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 80%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Whiskey, Vodka, Beer

Legal status of drugs: Illegal
Average price of substance per gram (€M): ~10 €M for cannabis, 12 €M for hash and goes up to 50 €M for cocaine
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 35%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: ~13%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis

Legal status of prostitution: Illegal
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal as long as it doesn't start a public scandal.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal.
Legal status of divorce: Legal but deeply frowned upon;
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Illegal, officially finned, but not enforced.
Age of consent: 18
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): estimated to be around 120 €M to 180 €M, depending on the services offered.
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 15-20%
 
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Occitania

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British Columbia
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Marsilia
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Madagascar
Legal status of alcohol (illegal, decriminalised or legal - extra details on punishments, regulations etc welcome): Legal
Legal drinking age: 20
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): 4€M Beer, 3€M wine or vodka, around 10€M for other alcoholic beverages
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 80%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 65%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Wine and beer

Legal status of drugs: Illegal
Average price of substance per gram (€M): Ranges from 100€M to thousands
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 5%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 1%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis, Alprazolam

Legal status of prostitution: Legal
Legal status of homosexuality: Sex is legal but marriages and public displays of homosexuality are illegal
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal
Legal status of divorce: Legal if either of the partners are infertile at an uncommon age or adultery is occurring
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Illegal
Age of consent: 16
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): Varies
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 15%
 

Furlanìe

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Grau
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Alos
Legal status of alcohol: legal if consumed at home; sold to 20+ year old individuals only; selling hard alcohol is completely illegal in the southern region of Vêndelah, mainly for an economic reason: the region is the first national producer of wine
Legal drinking age: 20, limits only the selling of alcohol, not the use
Average price of beverage per litre: beer 0.70€M; wine 17.00€M; hard alcohol 5.00€M
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 84%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 79%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: iôrusahni brandy and vodka, beer is popular only in the northern plains

Legal status of drugs: selling soft drugs is technically illegal, but there is no punishment. it is illegal to sell and produce hard drugs and is punished with 1 to 8 years in prison
Average price of substance per gram: 2.50€M
Estimated % of population who have tried soft drugs: 60%
Estimated % of population who use soft drugs regularly: 54%
Estimated % of population who have tried hard drugs: 23%
Estimated % of population who use hard drugs regularly: 3%
Most popular recreational drugs: kâithekk, a soft drug made primarily by monks of the oshâlashîaras faith, is used for (but, in modern day, not exclusively) religious purposes

Legal status of prostitution: it is illegal to pay for sex, the legal liability is on the client
Legal status of homosexuality: legally and culturally accepted, but same sex marriage is not yet permitted
Legal status of bestiality: not directly persecuted
Legal status of divorce: illegal except for few cases, however an investigation is required to obtain it
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: pre-marital sex is not criminalized in any way; extra-marital sex is regulated by law: a married individual can stipulate a kind of non-binding agreement with another while maintaining his/her marriage
Age of consent: 16
Average daily wage of a sex worker: 40€M
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 6%
 

Pohjanmaan Republic

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Linköping, SWE
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Haaga
Legal status of alcohol: No restrictions
Legal drinking age: No restrictions
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): €5 Vodka, €1.50 Beer
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 85%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 72%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Pohjanmaan Vodka is traditionally the most popular, but local beers are the fastest growing in popularity
Legal status of drugs: No restrictions

Average price of substance per gram (€M): Varies upon supply and year, ≈€5
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 78% of adult population
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 63%
Most popular recreational drugs: marijuana
Legal status of prostitution: No restrictions

Legal status of homosexuality: No restrictions
Legal status of bestiality: No restrictions, but generally frowned upon by the populace with those known to be involved to be ostracized or even some rare cases killed by mob
Legal status of divorce: No restrictions
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: No restrictions

Age of consent: No legal definition, populations tend to have societal tendencies of acknowledging abuse for large age differences and ostracizing violators with sometimes vigilante justice occurring
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €50-200 depending on area
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 31%
 

Sylvania

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The Heart of Dixie
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Charleroi
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RevolverZeek
Legal status of alcohol: legal
Legal drinking age: No restrictions
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): Beer: 3-5 Euro, Wine: 10-12 Euro, Liquor: 7-10 Euro
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 82%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 71%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Locally brewed beer and Rye Whiskey. Muscadine Wine from Beautancus is popular in border regions.

Legal status of drugs: Marijuana is legal in all forms, there are no government regulations on its manufacture. Workers who work in industries where vehicles and machines are operated or in safety related careers are restricted from using marijuana under penalty of imprisonment. Cocaine, Meth, Synthetics and all Opiates are illegal and heavily restricted. Psychedelics are illegal but are being used in the medical community for research purposes.
Average price of substance per gram (€M): Prices are set by supplier and not tracked. Estimation 15-30Euro per gram.
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 43% of adult population
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 21%
Most popular recreational drugs: Marijuana

Legal status of prostitution: Illegal
Legal status of homosexuality: There is no government stance on the status of same sex relations, culturally they are frowned upon at best and actively shunned at worst.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal, in rare cases capital punishment verdicts have been handed down in extreme cases.
Legal status of divorce: legal
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: No official government stance.
Age of consent: 16
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): Unknown, estimated to be anywhere from 75-200 Euro
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: Unknown, estimation: 12%
 
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Furlanìe

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Friuli - Italy
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Grau
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Alos
Legal status of alcohol (illegal, decriminalised or legal - extra details on punishments, regulations etc welcome): Legal
Legal drinking age: 15
Average price of beverage per litre (€M) (1 Euromark = 1 RL US Dollar): wine 5-200; beer 2; spirits 5-20
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 90%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 79%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Wine,

Legal status of drugs: illegal
Average price of substance per gram (€M): 15-64
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 47%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 19%
Most popular recreational drugs: cannabis, cocain

Legal status of prostitution: illegal to buy, legal to perform
Legal status of homosexuality: no recognition
Legal status of bestiality: illegal
Legal status of divorce: a trial is needed, allowed only in case of violence or adultery on both sides
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: illegal
Age of consent: 18
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): 200
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 21%
 

Madurja

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Midwest 'Merica
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Redondo
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Fleur
Legal status of alcohol (illegal, decriminalised or legal - extra details on punishments, regulations etc welcome): Legal
Legal drinking age: 17
Average price of beverage per litre (3 Scudi= 1 RL US Dollar): Wine 25-35, beer 14-22, liquor 60-80
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 81%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 64%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Wine, beer

Legal status of drugs: illegal
Average price of substance per gram (Scudi): Unkown.
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 17%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: >30%
Most popular recreational drugs: cannabis, cocaine

Legal status of prostitution: illegal in all manners, though unofficially tolerated
Legal status of homosexuality: Illegal, though not prosecuted.
Legal status of bestiality: illegal
Legal status of divorce: Divorces remain incredibly hard to obtain. Abuse or adultery must be proven to a panel of justices.
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: illegal. Though neither is prosecuted.
Age of consent: 17
Average daily wage of a sex worker: 300-700 Scudi
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 9%
 

Merioneth

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Greater Manchester, UK
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Treganna
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Venia
Kingdom of Merioneth
Legal status of alcohol: Legal
Legal drinking age:
18: Available to purchase in licenced premises
16/17: In restaurant or cafe if with legal guardian
None: In privacy of own home
Average price of beverage per litre (€M): €M 3.10 beer; €M 11.00 wine; €M 23.50 spirits, vodkas, rums, whiskeys, etc.
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 83%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 59%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Beer, Wine, Vodka

Legal status of drugs: Recreational use of cannabis is legal. All other drugs are illegal.
Average price of substance per gram (€M): €M 19 (Heroin), €M 12 (Cocaine), €M 5.60
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 38%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 26%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis, Heroin and Cocaine.

Legal status of prostitution: Legal. Heavily frowned upon.
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal.
Legal status of divorce: Legal (Mandatory marriage counselling and marriage must have lasted for at least 3 years. Exemptions granted for cases of domestic abuse and other marital violence.)
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal
Age of consent: 14
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €M 600-800 (Llanelltyd)
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 16%

Information provided by the Sefydliad Cymdeithasegol Meirionnydd (Sociological Institute of Merioneth, a government supported but independent institute)
 

Azraq

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Jugol
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Norse
As part of an update to its research the Global Vice and Virtue Index is including regulations of the smoking of tobacco in its surveys.

Legal age of purchase for tobacco:
Restrictions on sale (e.g. is advertising banned or must they be hidden or sold in specialist stores with a license?):
Restrictions on smoking:
Average price in Euromarks (€M) for a 20-pack of cigarettes or 20 grams of tobacco:

(I'm partly doing this so I can write a news post about Azraq funding pro-smoking research in the most restrictionist countries)
 

Azraq

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Legal age of purchase for tobacco: None, just requires parents' consent until age of 18
Restrictions on sale (e.g. is advertising banned or must they be hidden or sold in specialist stores with a license?): None
Restrictions on smoking: None except in hospitals and holy areas
Average price in Euromarks (€M) for a 20-pack of cigarettes or 20 grams of tobacco: Less than €M1
 

Pohjanmaa

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Linköping
Capital
Göötehamina
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Coro (Skeppsholmen)
Two Kingdoms of Jyskerige and Østveg (Updated)

Legal status of alcohol:
Legal w/ strict restrictions on purchase
Legal drinking age:
Age 16 - at home with parent or guardian
Age 19 - to buy products below 6% ABV at a bar or restaurant.
Age 21 - to purchase at Vinmonopolet (The Wine Monopoly), where all products above 3.5% ABV are sold.
Age 21 - to buy products above 6% ABV at a bar or restaurant.

Average price of beverage per litre: €M 2.10 (beer); €M ≈ 40.00 (whisky, vodka, rum, etc)
Estimated % of drinking age population who have tried alcohol: 99%.
Estimated % of drinking age population who drink regularly: 80%.
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Beer, Wine, Akvavit/Brännvin

Legal status of drugs: Strictly illegal, punishment is strictly enforced with 25 years jail time for adults. Special boarding schools for minors for the remainder of their time in school, + 2 years jail time. Without possession, simply being intoxicated can result in penalty if tested positive, which results in a fine and a temporary criminal record.
Average price of substance per gram (€M): Government estimates substances can be obtained for roughly €M 15.00 Cannabis. €M 100 Cocaine.
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 25-30%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 10%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis

Legal status of prostitution: Legal. Illegal to purchase.
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal.
Legal status of divorce: Legal.
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal.
Age of consent: 18, although minors may engage with minors within acceptable social context typically +/- 2 years.
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €M 20.00-100.00. This can vary highly due to the risk associated to the purchaser. With liberal attitudes towards sex, purchase is frowned upon by the general public anyhow.
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: ≈ 5%, experience is typically abroad

Legal age of purchase for tobacco: Age 18
Restrictions on sale (e.g. is advertising banned or must they be hidden or sold in specialist stores with a license?): Advertising is banned, but sales points may have brands displayed. Boxes come with warnings that include pictures. Snus is exempted from picture warnings, but carry its own unique written warning about inconclusive studies. Snus is highly popular.
Restrictions on smoking: Smoking is banned indoors, at restaurants, and in public locations. Public locations usually have a smoking area where it is allowed. Public smoking restrictions tend to be enforced lightly or not at all unless in a populated location; however, the ban of smoking 20 meters from a door or ventilation unit can lead to heavy fines.
Average price in Euromarks (€M) for a 20-pack of cigarettes or 20 grams of tobacco: ≈ €7
 

Beautancus

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The Best Carolina
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Welmonton
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Beautancus
Legal age of purchase for tobacco: 16
Restrictions on sale (e.g. is advertising banned or must they be hidden or sold in specialist stores with a license?): none, cigarette vending machines are installed in secondary schools as well
Restrictions on smoking: Tends to be frowned upon in operating rooms and maternity wards...that said, it's unlikely you'll be told to put it out. Smoking is of course prohibited where it will create an explosive hazard.
Average price in Euromarks (€M) for a 20-pack of cigarettes or 20 grams of tobacco: £2.25-£3.50 (value-premium) ~ pre-taxation, which varies between Commonwealths/Dominions
 

Virumaa

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Glasgow
Capital
Kuressaare
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Ovi
Kingdom of Virumaa
Legal status of alcohol: Legal
Legal drinking age: 18
Average price of beverage per litre (€M): €M 1.10 beer; €M 15.00 wine; €M 7.50 spirits, vodkas, rums, whiskeys, etc.
Estimated % of population who have tried alcohol: 90%
Estimated % of population who drink regularly: 65%
Most popular alcoholic beverages: Vodka, Rum, Beer

Legal status of drugs: Illegal;
Average price of substance per gram (€M): €M 25 (Heroin), €M 15 (Cocaine), €M 7 (Cannabis)
Estimated % of population who have tried drugs: 15%
Estimated % of population who use drugs regularly: 10%
Most popular recreational drugs: Cannabis

Legal status of prostitution: Legal. Heavily frowned upon.
Legal status of homosexuality: Legal, but deeply frowned upon.
Legal status of bestiality: Illegal.
Legal status of divorce: Legal, but deeply frowned upon.
Legal status of extra-marital or pre-marital sex: Legal
Age of consent: 18
Average daily wage of a sex worker (€M): €M 200
Estimated % of population who have used prostitutes: 20%

Legal age of purchase for tobacco: Age 18
Restrictions on sale (e.g. is advertising banned or must they be hidden or sold in specialist stores with a license?): Advertising is banned, but sales points may have brands displayed. Packets come with warnings that include pictures.
Restrictions on smoking: Smoking is banned indoors, at restaurants, and in public locations. Public locations usually have a smoking area where it is allowed.
Average price in Euromarks (€M) for a 20-pack of cigarettes or 20 grams of tobacco: ≈ €5
 
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