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100 Years After Prohibition, How Can Policymakers Address Addiction?

Jan 17, 2020

Deaths related to alcohol have been rising over the past two decades, especially among women.  Today, we look at the impact of alcohol on public health.

And on this day in 1920, Prohibition went into effect around the country, making it illegal to sell alcohol. 100 years after the beginning of this national experiment, we ask: what is a productive policy approach today to dealing with addiction?

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show.