From the January 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

'Informed Consent' Controversy

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.

A lawyer critical of research on human patients asserted that New York City municipal hospitals had engaged in experiments on "unsuspecting" patients or on other patients for whom, according to his charge, no "informed consent" could be legal.

-- Peter Kihss

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