That’s perhaps why, on 28 October 1919, the US Congress passed the Volstead Act enforcing the 18th Amendment to the Constitution. The amendment prohibited the ‘manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors’ in the US. It was a lost cause from the outset, much as the ‘war on drugs’ was to prove later. And St Jude would have nothing to do with it.
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