Diazepam with your dinner, Sir? The lifestyle drug-substitution strategy: a radical alcohol policy.

@article{Charlton2005DiazepamWY,
  title={Diazepam with your dinner, Sir? The lifestyle drug-substitution strategy: a radical alcohol policy.},
  author={Bruce G. Charlton},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2005},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={
          457-9
        }
}
Over recent decades the drink problem in the British Isles has grown to become arguably the worst in the Western world, combining the high average alcohol intake of southern Europe with binge-drinking typical of extreme latitudes. Since the problem continues to worsen, and traditional strategies regulating price and access are probably untenable, radical new alcohol policies are required. The drug-substitution strategy is based on an assumption that most people use lifestyle drugs rationally… CONTINUE READING
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