The Rum Runner

May 1934
America;5/26/1934, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p146
The article presents the author's views on people's expectation that the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will check the smuggling of alcoholic beverages. The author says that the excessive tax on alcoholic liquors is responsible for the growth of smuggling activity. He holds that the best way of regulating the alcoholic beverage trade is to have a monopoly for it under strict controls if not wholly owned by the State.


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