From the January 1968 magazine.

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Reds Get Tougher as Vodka Flows Faster

The Soviet Union is moving to deal again with one of its recurring problems--too much liquor.

A new law provides a two-year sentence in a special labor camp for alcoholics who "systematically misuse spirits." This variation of a prison is called a "prophylactic labor center for compulsory treatment and reeducation through work."

-- New York Times

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