Why Rhett Butler's Weed Is So Strong

June 2013
Freeman: Ideas on Liberty;Jun2013, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p29
Academic Journal
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.


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