The state dispensary was opposed by the old conservative faction, by the saloon keepers, and by the radical prohibitionists.
The dispensary soon developed into the New hospital for women, and there she worked for over twenty years.
East London Hospital for Children and Dispensary for Women; Shadwell (1868).
A prohibition bill introduced in the legislature of 1892 was, through the influence of the Tillman Reform faction, replaced by a substitute measure, which established a dispensary system, based upon the Gothenburg plan.
After the abolition of the state dispensary system in 1907 a State Dispensary Commission was created for winding up the business of the dispensary and distributing about $900,000 (of which $ioo,000 was still due) of dispensary funds.