From the July 1974 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

When Gas Ran Out

This department reports items of interest in the field of alcoholism outside AA. Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

LONDON, ENGLAND--Britons are breaking through the gloom by drinking, smoking, and gambling more than ever before. And the government is cashing in, reveals the annual report of the customs and excise department. Alcoholic drinks alone yielded nearly 19% of the customs receipts.

-- London Express

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