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Alcohol Use & Abuse - Social and Health Effects

Report and Recommendation on the Social and Health Effects of Alcohol Use and Abuse and Implementation of an Expanded Churchwide Address to Alcohol-Related Problems.

The 196th General Assembly (1984) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) meeting in Phoenix Arizona, in June of 1984 noted that, "though past General Assemblies have made several specific statements dealing with the concerns of alcohol, there has been no major policy study for several years and there is a need for a deeper and broader understanding and strategy to deal with the social and health effects of the abuse of alcohol as a public policy problem of increasing magnitude." 

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