From the October 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

That First Hair Spray?

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.

The apparent enthusiasm of some women for visits to the hairdresser may be explained by public-health inquiries in the West of England.

One perplexed hair-salon owner complained his staff was experiencing feelings of light-headedness and general symptoms of intoxication. A local environmental health officer started investigating hair lacquer used in refillable plastic atomizers and...

-- Alan Massam