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The Sobering of Society: The Effect of the Anti-Alcohol Movement on the Family

In 1985, when Gorbachev launched his anti-alcohol campaign, his goal was to create a better society by limiting the consumption of alcohol. He took extreme measures to reduce alcohol consumption, such as limiting shops that sold alcohol, destroying vineyards, and reducing the production of alcohol significantly. Certainly Gorbachev’s campaign had several positive effects. The stateContinue reading “The Sobering of Society: The Effect of the Anti-Alcohol Movement on the Family”


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