Almost 100 years later, Prohibition’s legacy stifles economic opportunity

January 14, 2016 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

After the 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition, states regained control over alcohol sales.  Unfortunately, interest groups and angry temperance supporters swiftly harnessed the states’ new power to pass anti-competitive laws in their favor. 100 years later, the alcoholic beverage industry is still notoriously tricky to get into, and for all ...