TITLE

Why Rhett Butler's Weed Is So Strong

AUTHOR(S)
MARCUS, B. K.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Freeman: Ideas on Liberty;Jun2013, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on Rhett Butler effect which states that prohibition leads to increased existence of the prohibited product. He takes an example that if a particular drug is banned, then potency of that drug will be highest in the black market. He further applies government prohibition on the Eighteenth Amendment on alcohol in the U.S. which in return increased the number of beer drinkers.
ACCESSION #
90592335

 

Related Articles

  • Sociology. BLAKELY, PAUL L. // America;4/18/1925, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p22 

    The article focuses on the blight of prohibition in the U.S. It recalls that there was a decrease in alcohol abuse 10 years prior to the 18th Amendment which involved the Volstead Act. It notes that the drinking problem was solving itself as the community has imposed on itself to end the evils...

  • SYRACUSE BOOZE TIMES. Connors, Dennis // Syracuse New Times;12/18/2013, Issue 2205, p18 

    The article focuses on the ban on the sale, production, and transportation of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933 in the U.S. referred to as prohibition of alcohol or prohibition. It mentions that with the adoption of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibition was made into a...

  • Sociology. BLAKELY, PAUL L. // America;2/7/1931, Vol. 44 Issue 18, p432 

    The author stresses that the National Prohibition Act is ineffective in curbing drinking of alcoholic beverages and crime in the U.S. ten years after its implementation based on the Wickersham report and the opinions of legislators. He likens the law to the emancipation plan of fictitious...

  • Prohibition and the Mass.  // America;1/7/1922, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p278 

    The article criticizes the U.S. Congress for allegedly usurping a power withheld under the Constitution by interfering with the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages intended for medicinal uses. It argues that under the 18th Amendment, Congress has no authority over wine intended for...

  • Border State. Carskadon, T. R. // New Republic;8/24/32, Vol. 72 Issue 925, p42 

    The article comments on the reaction of some people on the adoption of prohibition pertaining to intoxicating liquor in the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Juvenile drinking and juvenile delinquency have increased, but not in the city proportions. In small railroad town of Keyser,...

  • Senator Borah's Ghost.  // America;7/31/1926, Vol. 35 Issue 16, p367 

    The article comments on the concern of Senator William Edgar Borah that the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act will become an incitement to lawlessness, announced before a group of Protestant clergymen in Georgia. It ponders the reason behind the decision of the legislator to express his...

  • Maryland and Prohibition.  // America;12/30/1922, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p254 

    The author comments on a plan by Governor Albert Ritchie of Maryland regarding the enforcement of the Volstead act, which concerns the prohibition of alcohol in the U.S. Since the act violated the constitutional right of the states, the governor proposes that the U.S. Congress, after repealing...

  • Repealing an Amendment.  // America;5/10/1930, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p101 

    The article criticizes the presiding officer of U.S. President Herbert Hoover's Law and Order Committee for pleading to repeal the Eighteenth Amendment of the Constitution. It says that the officer chose to focus on the Volstead Act and Prohibition rather than investigating deplorable social...

  • Heard on the Fantail. Thomas, W. duBarry // PowerShips;Summer2012, Issue 282, p86 

    The article discusses several instances when liquids other than champagne have been used to christen ships in U.S. history, particularly during the era known as Prohibition introduced by the U.S. Volstead Act and the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The article examines the use of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics