From the January 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

The Twain Do Meet

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 reader sends news of a bilingual drug and alcohol awareness program in Japan ". . .where vending machines dispense beer, whiskey, and sake. . .where alcohol is available 24 hours a day."

The [U.S. Navy] Military Sealift Command, Far East, located in Yokohama, Japan, is made up of approximately 120 U.S. military and civilian personnel and Japanese nationals.

All new military...

-- The Reporter