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Benjamin Bilbao, a New York chemist, was awarded a patent for a hangover remedy. Patent 3,886,281 describes the invention as "an alcoholic beverage containing paraldehyde in a proportion effective to inhibit the aftereffects of drunkenness caused by consuming the beverage."
Licenses under the patent have been offered to distilleries and pharmaceutical companies. A minute quantity of...
-- New York Times