1850 - 1853 CE
Concern about excessive drinking grows in Sweden

In the early 1850s, physicians note that excessive drinking has become a significant social issue, and that alcohol abuse is especially affecting the working class.

Source: Austin, G. A. et al. (1979). Perspectives on the history of psychoactive substance use. NIDA.

Drugs: Alcohol
Regions: Sweden
Topics: Health and social problems