Baylen Linnekin on the Neverending Vestiges of Prohibition

Today marks the 81st anniversary of the
ratification of the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which
ended alcohol Prohibition in the United States. Repeal Day, as the
date is known to celebrants, recognizes the end of an awful
13-period that came into being after passage of the 18th Amendment
to the Constitution.

Though most people alive today never experienced the
various woes of alcohol Prohibition, the sad fact is that
many unfortunate vestiges of the era remain in place today, writes
Keep Food Legal’s Baylen Linnekin. This era of small-“p”
prohibition has persisted for more than eight decades since the
repeal of the 18th Amendment.

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