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.
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.
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.
One complainer managed to shut down a popular local business.
Biden's new trade representative should outline a plan to remove the economically nonsensical and politically pointless tariffs on European steel and aluminum in order to deescalate this costly conflict.
Lawmakers in Hawaii, Texas, and Georgia Are Making Alcohol Sales More Difficult, While Pols in Alabama and Wisconsin Embrace Liberalization
Hawaii's 10-cent booze tax draws ire of brewers, while Alabama moves toward legalizing alcohol delivery.
Thanks to coverage at Reason and pushback from the industry, the federal government voided $14,000 fees on do-gooder craft distillers just in time for the new year.
When There Wasn't Enough Hand Sanitizer, Distilleries Stepped Up. Now They're Facing $14,060 FDA Fees.
Distilleries just learned that to cap off a brutal year, the FDA is charging them a fee normally reserved for drug manufacturing facilities.
The story of why pain relievers took root in Appalachia begins decades before the introduction of OxyContin.
Using police to forcefully shut down Mac's Public House is a violation of liberty and a waste of resources.
Instead of deregulating like other cities, Fresno is trying to drive small alcohol vendors out of its market
The E.U. is considering levying $4 billion in new tariffs on American goods, with alcohol likely to be one of the targets.
Experts are blasting proposed federal guidelines that call for men to consume no more than one alcoholic beverage per day.
The New York governor requires bars to sell "substantive" offerings if they'd like to stay open.
Too bad. Deregulation could (and should) be here to stay.
Allowing cocktails-to-go and outdoor drinking can help bartenders and restaurant staff survive the COVID-19 shutdowns.
Ontario has added new protections for agricultural workers and relaxed restaurant regulations.
Rising rates of new cases and hospitalizations have seen both states' governors reverse course on reopening businesses.
If there's a silver lining for the bars and restaurants that have been hit by the COVID-19 lockdowns, it's the widespread loosening of liquor laws.
Absurd enforcement of liquor regulations harms public health efforts.
The WHO Helped Spread Chinese Communist Lies About COVID-19. Now It's Lecturing People About Drinking During Quarantine.
The WHO arguably failed at its most basic mission of stopping the spread of a global pandemic, but it's still willing to hector people about their drinking habits.