Is This How Marijuana Became Illegal? No, this is how Prohibition came about. It just sounds the same.

…years of marching, praying, arm-twisting, vote trading, and law drafting would be subjected to a plague of trials, among them hypocrisy, greed, murderous criminality, official corruption, and the unreformable impulses of human desire.

[Source: Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent.]

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