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The LeDain commission final report describes alcohol as Canada's current number one drug of abuse and likely; according to the report; to remain in the top position. The report asks; What is this drug which has been hailed by some as the 'water of life' and 'nectar of the gods'; and damned by other as ' second only to war' as a source of human problems? With lowering of drinking age in Ontario to 18; youth-oriented bars continue to flourish. Open in full size

The LeDain commission final report describes alcohol as Canada's current number one drug of abuse and likely; according to the report; to remain in the top position. The report asks; What is this drug which has been hailed by some as the 'water of life' and 'nectar of the gods'; and damned by other as ' second only to war' as a source of human problems? With lowering of drinking age in Ontario to 18; youth-oriented bars continue to flourish.

Picture, 1973, English

The LeDain commission final report describes alcohol as Canada's current number one drug of abuse and likely; according to the report; to remain in the top position. The report asks; What is this drug which has been hailed by some as the 'water of life' and 'nectar of the gods'; and damned by other as ' second only to war' as a source of human problems? With lowering of drinking age in Ontario to 18; youth-oriented bars continue to flourish.

Picture, 1973, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Liquor - Beer - Drinking

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0009193f