From the April 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Agencies Disagree

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.

"Neo-Prohibitionist" was the term H. Leonard Boche, outgoing president of the Alcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America (ADPA), used to criticize the goal of "stabilizing" consumption, recently proposed by Dr. Ernest Noble, director of NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism).

What Boche and others object to "is that a new emphasis on regulation will...

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