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Alcohol Prohibition

Matt Ferner

Colorado Gov. Hates His State's Legal Weed 'Experiment' | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults to purchase in Colorado. Those same adults have been able to possess and consume pot legally since 2012...

10 Things You've Got Completely Wrong About Prohibition

Thrillist | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste

You didn't always use a password to get into a speakeasy.

Happy Repeal Day! Here Are Some Things You May Not Have Known About Alcohol Prohibition.

Radley Balko | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Today is the 80th anniversary of Repeal Day, when America finally lifted its disastrous, 13-year experiment with alcohol prohibition. Here are a few f...

Repealing the Second Amendment Would Make Us 'Better Than This'

Norm Stamper | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The Second Amendment -- elevated to a state of holiness, its problematic comma debated for decades and "resolved," for the moment, by the Supreme Court -- is a relic. It made sense when it was written. It does not make sense now.

Maddow Talks Parallels Between Booze And Pot Prohibition

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.15.2012 | Denver

Leave it to Rachel Maddow to provide one of the most well-thought-out segments on the historic passage of ballot measures in Colorado and Washington t...

Alcohol Prohibition Not Helping Native Americans Deal With Harms of Alcohol

Tony Newman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Crime
Tony Newman

As terrible as alcohol and other drugs are for some people, prohibition is not the answer. It didn't work in the United States in the 1920s and it is not working for the Sioux people today.