From the March 1975 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

'Ethical' Experiments?

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.

The National Council on Alcoholism, with the advice and guidance of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism, has strongly reminded those interested in alcoholism that abstinence remains the prime goal of therapy.

The research efforts on controlled drinking are healthy, and are producing data of great value. However, the complexity and subtlety of these efforts, and the small...

-- Editorial