Ohio Law Reporter Volume 17

Ohio Law Reporter Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...practically the same effect as a given amount of 4 per cent. beer. In other words, if four glasses of 4 per cent. beer will intoxicate, five and one-half glasses of 3 per cent. will intoxicate, if it can be consumed within the time for the necessary amount of alcohol content ration in the blood to produce intoxication. There is no controversy on the point that a given amount of alcohol in the blood will produce intoxication. There is a diversion of opinion as to what amount is necessary to produce visible intoxication. THE GENERAL HEALTH AND HABITS or THE DRINKER. HAvE A BEARING ON THE EFFECT or THE LIQUOR. It is generally admitted that an habitual drinker can consume more liquor without showing signs of intoxication than a person not used to drinking. There is no dispute on this point. It logically follows therefore, that the testimony of an habitual drinker or his experience is not a safe guide in determining the effect of alcoholic liquor. The constant use of the drug alcohol makes him an alcohol drug addict, and he is immune to the normal effect of alcohol on a person free from the habit. It is not necessary that the amount of alcohol sufiicient to cause drunkenness be taken into the stomach at one time. The rate of absorption of alcohol into the blood is faster for a time than the rate of its destruction (oxidation). Ordinary amounts of alcohol in any dilution are quickly absorbed and, will usually have disappeared from the stomach in less than half an hour." (Basteda) "The absorption of alcohol occurs rapidly, mainly from the small intestines and is practically independent of the quantity. Vollmering (1912) is cited as finding absorption practically complete in one hour." (S"ollman.) But the destruction...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758749
  • 9781236758743