The 21st Show

Exploring The Parallels Between The End Of Alcohol Prohibition And Cannabis Legalization


Rutgers University Press and The University of North Carolina Press

We’ve been talking this week about the end of Illinois’ cannabis prohibition, but Illinois also has an important history during another prohibition: the one banning alcohol.

To discuss the cause and demise of alcohol prohibition, and what that has to teach us about cannabis, Garrett Peck, the author of "The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet" and Isaac Campos, a professor of history at the University of Cincinnati and the author of “Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico's War on Drugs.”

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