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Vice Control

Gambling. Drugs. Prostitution. Booze. As a society, we have always regulated behaviors we consider vices. Those regulations were once grounded in moral arguments and rooted in religion. But in recent years, public health has driven our discussions about how to handle troubling or unhealthy behavior. On this episode, we examine the intersection of vice and public health.