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Women's Lib From Alcohol

TORONTO, ONT.--The first detoxification unit with formalized facilities for women opened in Toronto November 6, 1972.

Of the 20 beds, six were designated for female chronic drunkenness offenders, the first such facility in Ontario. While the unit serves males picked up within the police division it serves, females from across Metro Toronto can be taken to the unit.