Country-wide debate on Prohibition last week moved to new ground when the subject upcropped without warning before the American Medical Association meeting at Portland, Ore. (see p. 37). Heretofore at A. M. A. conventions, as at the gatherings of most other non-political organizations, liquor discussions have been avoided. At their Washington meeting two years ago, A. M. A. officers rigorously suppressed a Prohibition flare-up on the convention floor.


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