“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

Opium and Whiskey…Ban them all!

Posted: August 14th, 2019 | No Comments »

Prohibition was introduced in the United States in 1920. In 1919, in the arguments in the run up to the Volstead Act, some pro-Prohibition American newspapers decided to equate whiskey with opium, and the American government’s active attempt to ban opium trafficking, in what became a rather confused argument….

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