A federal judge ruled Monday that North Carolina bureaucrats violated the Constitution when they tried to ban a Flying Dog beer over a possible penis on the label.
Samuel Alito Thinks It's Obviously Absurd To Suggest That Drug Prohibition Violates the Constitution
The justice overlooks the long American tradition of pharmacological freedom and the dubious constitutional basis for federal bans.
The history of wine delivery is pretty clear.
Killing barroom social networks kills innovation.
Curfews and alcohol rollbacks meant to mitigate danger actually hurt local businesses.
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Only 1.2 percent of U.S. vodka imports come from Russia.
Were liquor suppliers across the world guilty of outrageous abuses that explain the prohibitionist response?
The substitution effect is real.
Government-run booze stores in Virginia may have met their match.
Making booze to-go rules permanent is the right policy choice, no matter what entrenched interests claim.
Distillers have been granted emergency regulatory relief—for now.
Breweries and wineries can still do it, though.
Get ready to pay for new nanny-state technology and for bypassing the unwelcome intervention.
Biden will allow 3.3 million metric tons of European-made steel to be imported annually without tariffs. After that, Trump's 25 percent tariffs will remain in force.
Newsom makes the smart move by preserving liberalized alcohol policies.
The Prohibition-era three-tier system is causing consolidation, not the market.
"Do you really want to live in a country where government bureaucrats, based on whim and personal preference, can censor whatever they don't like?"
A paternalistic new law is having unintended consequences.
Price controls fail for other products, and liquor is no different.
Congress can start by letting the U.S. Postal Service deliver booze to adults.
Now they'll have to explain to a federal judge how this isn't a violation of the First Amendment.
While libertarians will be inclined to applaud some of the new laws, others exemplify familiar conservative excesses.
The ban hasn't prevented deadly drunk driving incidents, but it is hamstringing bars and restaurants hurt by COVID shutdowns.
New empirical research suggests the answer is yes.
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Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension for marijuana use highlights an arbitrary distinction that makes less sense than ever before.
Monday's announcement of a truce in the conflict is good. Peace would be better. Biden should drop Trump's steel tariffs.
Intervening in the U.K. alcohol market hasn't produced the desired effect, but experts want yet another bite at the apple.
If states generally don't limit the potency of distilled spirits, why is such a safeguard necessary for a much less hazardous product?
Knowledge is probably not more dangerous than alcohol, but why risk it?
After losing at the Supreme Court in 2019, state lawmakers are now targeting fulfillment houses in an attempt to stop consumers from buying what they want.
The announcement signals a possible deescalation in the transatlantic trade war and raises hopes for a U.S.-U.K. trade agreement.