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The Progress of Psychiatry in 1895

  • René Semelaigne (a1)

The disastrous progress of alcoholism has roused public attention in France, as elsewhere. A special law has passed the Chambre des Deputés, but has not yet been before the Sénat. This law ordains that the State shall exercise a monopoly of the rectification of alcohol; the maintenance of the privileges of distillers of brandy under the limit of 20 litres of absolute alcohol (40 litres of ean de vie of 50°); an increased taxation on the manufacture of spirituous liquors; the declaration of the manufacture of all essences or concentrated extracts used by the trade; the prohibition of all essences declared dangerous by the Academy of Medicine; a reduction of the tax on wine, cider, beer, etc.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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The Progress of Psychiatry in 1895

  • René Semelaigne (a1)
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