Peaky Blinders reminds us that when the government bans or artificially limits a resource, control of that resource often gets decided through violence.
San Francisco's New D.A. Leans Into Prohibition, Will Roll Back Plea Agreements Offered by Her Predecessor
"We have to make changes now to save lives," Brooke Jenkins said, announcing tougher penalties for fentanyl dealers.
With 28 percent of Americans trying hallucinogens, the days are numbered for bans.
First, undo government harm.
Firework seizures and buyback programs won't stop millions of Americans from setting off black-market bottle rockets tonight.
The tragic recent deaths of some 50 migrants in Texas highlights the dangers they face. But those dangers are the products of laws making legal immigration difficult or impossible for most who want to do it.
What was once a classic Silicon Valley success story has become the victim of an intensely ideological war on nicotine.
Doctors Adriane Fugh-Berman and Jeffrey A. Singer debate the harms of prescription opioids.
Doctors Adriane Fugh-Berman and Jeffrey Singer debate the harms of prescription opioids
According to new CDC numbers, the death toll rose 15 percent last year after jumping 30 percent in 2020.
An increasing number of overdoses were the result of fentanyl and methamphetamine, each of which have proliferated amid government crackdowns.
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 proposed rule, which targets the cigarettes that black smokers overwhelmingly prefer, will harm the community it is supposed to help.
Killing barroom social networks kills innovation.
Plus: tasting rooms in Alaska and liquor delivery in Alabama
Were liquor suppliers across the world guilty of outrageous abuses that explain the prohibitionist response?
Federal Drug Laws Force Pot Shops To Carry Lots of Cash and No Insurance. Now They're Getting Robbed.
Despite state legalization, federal prohibition makes break-ins harder on marijuana shops and manufacturers.
Newsom makes the smart move by preserving liberalized alcohol policies.
The Prohibition-era three-tier system is causing consolidation, not the market.
A paternalistic new law is having unintended consequences.
Congress can start by letting the U.S. Postal Service deliver booze to adults.
The ban hasn't prevented deadly drunk driving incidents, but it is hamstringing bars and restaurants hurt by COVID shutdowns.
Ripped for use of excessive force, the Springfield, Massachusetts, Narcotics Bureau is becoming a Firearms Investigation Unit.
Plus: Missouri and New Hampshire extend school choice, Facebook seeks recusal of FTC chair Lina Khan, and more...
Prohibitions drive hazardous activities underground, which makes them more risky.
Plus: Debate over critical race theory bans, Oklahoma City takes on major occupational licensing reform, and more...
Decades of advocacy from libertarian-leaning academics have failed to end the federal ban on kidney sales. Can a personal injury attorney from New York and a service dog trainer from New Jersey get the job done instead?
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.
The winners in every battle over restrictions are the people who do whatever they please without regard for government officials.
Virginia Postrel's new book explores economics, politics, and technology through textiles.
Experts are blasting proposed federal guidelines that call for men to consume no more than one alcoholic beverage per day.
Letting Restaurants Sell To-Go Drinks but Only With a Food Order Is a Good Idea Wrapped in a Dumb One
Where are calorie-counting scolds when you need them?
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.