From the August 1978 magazine.

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If California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has its way, intoxicated persons in Los Angeles and its environs are going to find it increasingly difficult to buy drinks at establishments licensed to sell liquor to the public.

The reason: a demonstration program now under way in which ABC staff train employees of such establishments in how to avoid serving drinks to...

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