From the August 1976 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

'A Social Necessity'?

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 information.

Dr. Marvin A. Block, in Journal of the American Medical Association, angrily denounces "the attempt being made by apparently qualified scientists to develop a technique whereby the proved alcoholic can be taught to drink without slipping into further dependence."

-- Ross Runfola

Buffalo, New York

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