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You Can't Win
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It seems to me that in the past 20 or 30 years in the United States, we've been moving from a model of alcohol being treated as a very special commodity toward the model of alcohol being more integrated into everyday life. For instance, in California you can buy alcoholic beverages in the supermarket, although that's not true for all regions of the country.
Society is in a quandary...
-- Robin Room, Ph.D.