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Prohibition agents destroying barrels of alcohol

Prohibition – Where are we now?

January 17th, 1920, the 18th Amendment, commonly known as prohibition, went into effect. The Amendment effectively outlawed the manufacture, sale, transportation, or importation of intoxicating liquors across the nation. The change…

Infographic: Prohibition Yesterday and Today

It has been 80 years since the repeal of prohibition. Several states, including Minnesota, still suffer from the fallout with archaic laws like 3.2 ABW beer, and the prohibition of…

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Time Warp….Again

Been watching HBO on Sunday nights lately? Curious about how Steve Buscemi was able to run an empire from the boardwalk in Atlantic City? Now is your chance to enjoy…

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Death and Taxes

Taxes It has been a while since the liquor excise tax has increased in Minnesota, and there is a movement afoot at the Capitol to change that. The House Tax Omnibus HF 677, will increase…

The Minnesotan Who Gave Us Prohibition

In these days of massive budget deficits it would sound pretty strange if a politician authored a bill that would cost the Federal government $150,000,000 in beer excise revenue and…

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