Tax money before health! Historically speaking, at least…
Tag: American history
Do Higher Taxes Reduce Drinking’s Problems?
The impact of taxes on the price of booze has been dropping for decades.
Appalachian Appellations: The Quest to Protect Bourbon from Foreign Imitators
Or, “Doesn’t bourbon have to come from Kentucky?”
Behind the Zion Curtain: Utah’s Unorthodox Approach To Keeping Liquor Away From Innocent Eyes
For a while there, the view from a Utah bar stool was a bit… bland. Meet one of the strangest state liquor laws on the books.
Three Cheers, Three Tiers: Why Alcohol Production, Distribution, and Sales are Legally Separate
Tied houses, overzealous bartenders, and the creation of three distinct alcohol industries
Speakeasies, bathtub gin, mob wars… we all know the basic story, but Prohibition’s impact went well beyond the sensational tales, and left impacts across our society.
You have a baby… In a bar! How Laws About Kids In Bars Have Adapted (or not) to Changing Times
Getting a drink with kids in tow is more normal than ever. Are laws keeping up with our changing social mores?
Intro: The Adventures of John Barleycorn and his Uncle Sam
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