From the July 1976 magazine.

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The Finnish firm Yhtyneet Paperiehtaat initiated "Sober February"; its employees pledge not to indulge in alcohol for the entire mouth. The scheme, which began in an attempt to curtail absenteeism and on-the-job accidents, expanded to other Finnish firms, which are engaging in friendly competition with each other. During the first Sober February, accidents at Yhytneet Paperiehtaat fell by 28%, but absenteeism remained about the same.

-- The Journal (Addiction Research Fou

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