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The United States of Prohibition: Discover What It Means

In “The United States of Prohibition, ” writer Jonathan David Morris shows how frustrating differing state alcohol laws can be. United States of Prohibition by Jonathan David Morris I’m leaving New Jersey after 26 years when I get married in August. My soon-to-be wife and I are leasing a townhouse in a magical paradise called …

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Alcohol Monopolies are Anti-Consumer (High Prices, Poor Choice & Service)

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Competition among producers of goods and services benefits consumers. It increases consumer choice, reduces prices, and improves customer service. Therefore, alcohol monopolies are anti-consumer. Monopolies Harm Consumers It was abolishing the old telephone monopoly that made possible the dramatic expansion of communication products that we take for granted today. And it was deregulation of the …

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What’s Wrong with the Alcohol Industry (Discover More Here!)

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Dr. William DeJong is a professor in the Boston University School of Public Health. He tells us what’s wrong with the alcohol industry. Dr. DeJong explains that activists use the term “the alcohol industry.” In doing so, they’re “trying to tap into the public’s general suspicion of profit-making big business. Harking back to the trust busting …

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Three-Tier System of Alcohol in U.S. Causes Competition

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The US repealed National Prohibition in 1933. Federal law then established the three-tier system. This mandates complete separation of alcohol production, wholesaling, and retailing.      The three tier system means that producers cannot either wholesale or retail alcohol. Or wholesalers cannot be producers or retailers. And retailers cannot wholesale or produce alcohol. This separation means that …

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COVID-19 and Unemployment & Alcohol Related

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The coronavirus pandemic caused serious problems around the world. Many companies and their employees are hit hard. COVID-19 and unemployment were closely connected.  COVID 19 especially threatened restaurants and bars. These had been places where people typically gather in groups.  But social distancing and sheltering in place threatened to destroy such businesses. Trying to survive, …

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