Prohibition: Then and Now

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Americans famously ignored the prohibition of alcohol, either through outright disregard of the law, or through more creative means such as prescription spirits (displayed above).  Despite the failure of alcohol prohibition, the United States enacted the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937, effectively beginning a new era of federal prohibition.  Is modern day marijuana prohibition similar to the 1920’s Prohibition Era, and more importantly, is prohibition effective?

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