From the August 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

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WASHINGTON, D.C.--The size and location of the population abusing alcohol must be determined if the disease, which caused a $32,000,000,000 loss to society in 1975, is to be controlled, a Congressional study says.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the agency responsible for treatment programs, has spent $710,000,000 in the last six years, according to the report. Other Federal...

-- AP