Category: Neo-prohibition

Prohibition Supported by Almost One in Five Americans Today

Prohibition supported by almost one in five adults… today? No legal beer, wine or spirits? Yes, tens of millions of people in the U.S. favor Prohibition even today.   I. Prohibition Supported A CNN nation-wide poll of US adults found that 18% believed drinking should be illegal.(1) It’s been over 80 years since ¬†Prohibition was …

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Temperance Approach to Alcohol: Counterproductive

The temperance approach to alcohol has a long tradition. People who pushed for Prohibition (1920-1933) lived in a different era. There was little scientific knowledge about drinking alcohol. They had some strange ideas. Strange Beliefs Consider these assertions: Alcohol is the dirtiest drug we have. It permeates and damages all tissue. No other drug can …

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