Alcohol Prohibition and Cirrhosis

  title={Alcohol Prohibition and Cirrhosis},
  author={Angela K. Dills and J. Miron},
  journal={Health Care Law & Policy},
  • Angela K. Dills, J. Miron
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Health Care Law & Policy
  • This paper uses state-level data on cirrhosis death rates to examine the impact of state prohibitions, pre-1920 federal anti-alcohol policies, and constitutional prohibition on cirrhosis State prohibitions had a minimal impact on cirrhosis, especially during the pre-1920 period. Pre-1920 federal anti-alcohol policies may have contributed to the decline in cirrhosis that occurred before 1920, although other factors were likely substantial influences as well. Constitutional prohibition reduced… CONTINUE READING
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